Railroad Safety Inspector – Motive Power and Equipment Job in Seattle, Washington – Department of Transportation



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Railroad Safety Inspector – Motive Power and Equipment – Seattle, Washington
Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Job ID: 5941
Start Date: 10/02/2018
End Date: 10/15/2018

Qualification Summary
To be qualified for a Railroad Motive Power & Equipment Inspector, the Qualifications Standard state you MUST have demonstrated knowledge in the following areas: Railroad industry, including economic and operating considerations and equipment.General safety and health principles and practices applicable to the railroad industry.Railroad accident investigation techniques.Communication in writing and orally.Design, maintenance, or inspection of various types of locomotive and freight cars currently in use and their capabilities and limitations, as well as safety appliances and power brakes.Installation, maintenance, or testing of railroad safety appliances and power brakes, their capabilities and limitations.Federal laws and regulations pertaining to inspection and testing of locomotives, freight cars, safety appliances, and power brakes. In addition for the GS-12, you must meet the following Selective Factors:Experience applying Federal railroad motive power and equipment safety standards/regulations for the purpose of providing maintenance, testing and inspection of rolling stock equipment.Experience in the railroad industry that has provided you with knowledge of general railroad safety health principles and practices; as well as railroad investigation and inspections techniques. To qualify for the GS-12, you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-11, it must include: Experience in design, maintenance, testing, and inspections of various types of locomotive and freight cars and their capabilities and limitations, as well as safety appliances and power brakes.Experience analyzing data used in conducting railroad inspections, or used to determine probable cause of railroad related collisions, derailments, or other accidents/incidents.Experience writing and presenting information pertaining to motive power & equipment.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of closing date of the announcement. Graduation transcript must be received before start date. Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

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