Twin Cities & Western Railroad Operations Coordinator in Glencoe, Minnesota

Organization of Transportation Department in conjunction with the GM of Operations and Operations Supervisor. Planning, coordinating, and directing the train operations to facilitate the most efficient manner of getting the trains across the railroad while simultaneously meeting customers needs. Line up and call crews. Communicate with crews, customers and other by proper means (radio or dispatching board, telephone, facsimile, computer and paper) keeping all necessary individuals informed. Work with dispatcher to insure the Transportation Department receives the necessary paperwork to move the trains over the railroad in a timely manner. Update the daily lineup. Transport crews as needed to and from home terminal. Update the locomotive availability report and other reports. Keep the crew sheet and crew board updated Maintain computer, updating to show current car status including waybills, train lists, advance consists and interchanges with other roads. Fielding customers calls and solving problems that arise, coordinating with management as necessary. Ensure the proper hazardous paperwork is given to the train crews when handling Hazardous cars and that this paperwork is filed in the proper files per FRA rules. Back up for other Operations Coordinators (vacations / sick time) Other duties as assigned