ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN RAILROADS

AAR- BOE Auditor (Position will reside in Western Canada)

 

The incumbent is responsible for performing quality assurance audits and technical evaluations of railroad tank car facilities to ensure compliance with the AAR Manual of Standards and Recommended Practices (MSRP) M-1002 and M-1003, and Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). 

 

 

 

 

General Information
Location  55500 DOT Road
Pueblo, CO 81001
United States
Relocation Expense Covered  Yes
Employee Type  Full Time Exempt
Job Category  Bureau of Explosives, BOE, Auditor
Travel  85%
Manage Others  No
Description

 

The incumbent is responsible for recommending initial certification, recertification, or continued certification based on detailed objective evidence reports.  The incumbent must maintain a comprehensive understanding of the AAR MSRP M-1002, AAR MSRP M-1003, and 49 CFR Parts 171-180.  The incumbent must have the ability to write detailed technical reports. 

 

 The incumbent must have the ability to communicate promptly when issues arise, and is expected to raise concerns to the GM of the BOE and AAR staff when necessary.  This position requires traveling an estimated 40 weeks per year. 

 

 The incumbent must complete the following within one (1) year of hiring and maintain thereafter:

 

  • Obtain AAR M-1003 Quality Assurance Auditor certification which includes performing Quality Assurance Audits of Tank Car Facilities and preparing the required report.
  • Obtain AAR M-1002 Inspector Certification which includes performing Technical Inspections of Tank Car Facilities and preparing the required report.

 

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related filed and two (2) years railroad related experience involving quality system audits or six (6) years of related experience involving quality system audit and quality assurance responsibilities.
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills required.  Two (2) years of public speaking and/or training/instruction experience required. 
  • Must have thorough  knowledge of email software and Microsoft Office software. 
  •  Must have the ability to adapt to technological programs and devices.  Incumbent must have a basic knowledge of 49 CFR Parts 171-180, AAR MSRP M-1002, AR MSRP M-1003, and AAR Office and Field Manuals. 

This position requires the ability to read and interpret data, ability to walk in an industrial and/or railroad environment, including uneven surfaces such as ballast.  Requires walking, standing, bending, and sitting, with ability to lift 30-50 lbs. and work in adverse weather conditions.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with four (4) years of working knowledge in railroad related experience involving quality auditing responsibilities.
  • Five (5) years auditing quality systems experience
  • Three (3) years formal instruction experience
  • In depth knowledge of 49 CFR parts 171-180,  and the AAR Manual of Standards & Recommended Practices