AECOM Line Supervisor in Jersey City, New Jersey

United States of America - New Jersey, Jersey City

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Line Supervisor to be based in our Jersey City, New Jersey location.

Position Description:

Line Supervisor will assist our current Road Foreman as well as Special Rail Project Manager mainly with executing overall set up and operations of Outages. In due time the Assistant Road Foreman should be able to fill in for either Road Foreman or Special Rail Project Manager in case of their absence. Listed below are job specific details.

  • Be able to plan bus routes

  • Supervise Bus drivers

  • Make plans for and manage Customer Service employees

  • Create signs and properly/promptly post signs

  • Work with municipalities/Transit police on permits

  • Able to write transportation plans

  • Understand system to be able to create efficient outage schedules

  • Great communicator

  • Able to attend meetings with variety of departments

  • Willing to work duration of Outages (mostly weekends)

  • Continue Line Supervisor duties as needed

  • Must complete required training course and become qualified LRT Operators.

  • Observes Train Operators to ensure their fitness for duty.

  • Closely monitors and documents the performance of Train Operators to ensure they operate their Light Rail Vehicles in strict compliance with HBLRT operating rules, procedures, and instructions.

  • In conjunction with the Transportation Department management, conducts and documents the results of unannounced TFCRC Rules and Instructions for Conducting Transportation compliance checks (Rules Checks) of Train Operators.

  • Takes immediate appropriate action in the event if an observed or reported operating or work rules violation by a Train Operator or other TFCRC employee.

  • Provides immediate corrective re-instruction of Train Operators in the event of improper operation of a LRT; violation of operating rules, safety rules, procedures, notices, and/or operating restrictions; or other irregularities. This could involve taking a Train Operator out of service. Provides a full written report about the incident to the Superintendent of Transportation including whether formal discipline is recommended and, if so, why.

  • Makes, or assists in the making of, determinations of reasonable suspicion of substance abuse by employees. Provides required documentation.

  • As required, escorts an employee or employees to a designated collection site for urine and breath specimen collection, and breath specimen testing.

  • Investigates and reports on incidents involving or affecting train operations. These may be directly observed or as directed by the Controller.

  • Conducts immediate investigation of alleged injuries to passengers on board, boarding, or alighting from trains, or on station platforms or direct approaches thereto. Provides immediate verbal report of findings to the Operations Control Center and written report to the Superintendent of Transportation by the end of his/her shift.

  • Conducts, or assists in the conduct of, immediate investigation of incidents related to train operation, as directed by the OCC. Provides required verbal and written reports.

  • Troubleshoots or assists Train Operators in troubleshooting LRT defects, to the extent of being able to move the vehicle from the main line to the yard.

  • Operates the Shuttlewagon by itself and/or coupled to a LRT, as required.

  • Monitors activities of MOW personnel and/or contractors during a track outage, or when work is occurring that could affect train operations.

  • Assists the OCC, as required, in issuing operating restrictions to Train Operators in the event of a track outage or other situation affecting operations. Monitors the performance of Train Operators to ensure their compliance with the operating restrictions.

  • Train as, and become certified as a Controller.

  • Acts as TFCRC’s on-site incident coordinator in situations requiring outside emergency response, unless or until relieved by higher management. As such, interfaces and coordinates with the emergency response Incident Commander, the TFCRC OCC Controller and Lead Controller, other Transportation Supervisors, and management and supervision from other TFCRC departments.

  • Provide on-site assistance to the OCC in the event of service delays. This could include participation in service recovery efforts, such as rescheduling/rerouting trains and reassigning Train Operators, and in the operation of bus-bridges, in providing information and assistance to patrons, and in coordinating with Maintenance-of-way, LRT Maintenance, Security and/or other personnel.

  • Provides assistance to passengers, as required, including those using wheelchairs.

  • Provides clear, calm directions and assistance to Train Operators and passengers in the event of the need for an emergency evacuation of a train or trains.

  • Observes passing HBLRT and railroad trains, and HBLRT track, right-of-way, and wayside facilities for defects or other irregularities, such as trespassers. Promptly and properly reports any observed to the Controller and/or others, and takes immediate action, as appropriate or directed.

  • Provides proper hand signals or verbal instructions to Train Operators for the movement of LRTs, as required.

  • Prepares and submits daily activity and other reports to the Superintendent of Transportation.

  • Performs special assignments at the direction of the Superintendent of Transportation.

Please be advised that all internal candidates interested in applying must have a satisfactory discipline record during the period from 01/09/2018 -


Internal candidates interested in applying must have completed the probationary period, if applicable, for the position they currently maintain as specified in the agreement between AECOM and the TWU Local 229.

All external candidates interested in applying must go to

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or demonstrated equivalent (GED)

  • Candidate must possess a valid Driver’s License, with no suspensions or moving violations within the past 3 years.

  • A Certified Driver’s Abstract is required to validate driving record.

  • Candidate must be able to pass the Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) exam within the first year of employment.

  • This position may require the individual to work holidays, evenings, weekends, and emergency situations due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants must successfully complete and pass Drug and Alcohol Testing, Agility Testing and Background Screening.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation or per diem benefits are not available for this position.

  • Qualified applicants must successfully complete the Hudson Bergen Light Rail Vehicle training program, and maintain a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

  • LRV (Light Rail Vehicle) operators must have an acceptable work record with a satisfactory attendance history.

  • Due to the safety-sensitive nature of the position, the successful candidate must pass an elevated background screening which includes a review of specific drug and alcohol testing records for the past two years from the previous employer

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Transportation Operations Management / Traffic Monitoring

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 205078BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.