Deputy Executive Director #3542
Yearly Salary Range: $191,921 – $239,901
Reporting directly to the CEO/Executive Director, the Deputy Executive Director, Operations plans, directs and controls the overall operations of the Office of the Deputy Executive Director, Operations to ensure that all operational functions are performed in accordance with established policies and procedures. Provides executive guidance to the Chief Engineering Officer, Chief Mechanical Officer, Chief Transportation Officer, Sr. Director of Training and Certification, Sr. Director of Operations Training and Manager of Regulatory Compliance concerning Board policy interpretation, the development of objectives and the implementation of established programs. Intervenes when appropriate and necessary in expediting the resolution of interdepartmental problems. Provides executive direction and guidance in the administration of activities of the contracted carriers. Ensures that effective equipment, track, bridge, signal and building maintenance programs are developed, implemented and maintained. Ensures all capital improvement and development plans and projects and innovative development and coordination of mechanical/engineering resources. Acts as Metra’s liaison on projects with partners in Amtrak/CREATE projects/IDOT/ CDOT/FRA and Community Leaders.