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Founded in 1969, Herzog is headquartered in St. Joseph, Missouri, with a satellite office in Fort Worth, Texas.

 

Over the course of our 50+ year history, Herzog has become a national leader in the construction, operations and maintenance of commuter rail, light rail, streetcar, and freight rail projects.  

 

We believe our culture is at the heart of our existence. It is that belief which empowers every member of our professional family to act with purpose and passion as they advance their career throughout their personal pursuit of excellence.

 

Backed by over five decades of experience, Herzog delivers exceptional customer service and elite results. 

 

Our success is the outcome of our relentless pursuit of excellence, our passion for our customers, safety without compromise, and a deep-rooted belief in the power of team.

 

We invite you to join us on our journey to excellence as we work to be better today than yesterday and better tomorrow than today.

 

Herzog Transit Services, Inc. is currently seeking a Safety and Security Manager in Kansas City, MO to join our team. KC Streetcar is currently expanding it’s downtown service with the Main Street Extension and the Riverfront Extension projects, which will serve UMKC and the County Club Plaza to the south and the Riverfront and KC Current stadium to the north.  Revenue service operations on these extensions are scheduled to begin in 2025.    

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

*This is a non-exhaustive overview of the job duties for this position.

  • Position reports to the General Manager
  • Review annually and revise the agency’s safety plans and procedures (PTASP, SSEPP, HSP, etc.)
  • Ensure department compliance, through SMS, with agency safety plans and documents
  • Coordinate all aspects of the project Safety & Health program
  • Establish procedures and guidelines for the Safety & Health Program
  • Develop safety recommendations for specific operations
  • Study and provide current information on government regulations for Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and keep Management and Supervisors advised of revisions of new applicable regulations.
  • Conduct safety inspections of the jobsite, public areas, adjacent thereto, take necessary and timely corrective actions to eliminate any unsafe acts or conditions
  • Participate in development of emergency response drills
  • Establish and implement a safety-training program for supervisors and employees as applicable to their specific jobs and assist in Daily Safety Meetings and Job Hazard Analysis development.
  • Collect data and records pertaining to performance targets outlined in the PTASP for evaluation
  • Participate in all departmental, agency, city, State and FTA safety and security audits
  • Complete and review Incident and Injury reports as required to assure timely submission and to initiate corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence
  • Conduct accident investigations and preparation of required forms for timely submission of reports
  • Coordinate with corporate on all workers comp claims
  • Ensure that all sub-contractors employees comply with jobsite safety rules and regulations
  • Review spare parts and equipment procurement
  • Responsible for the drug and alcohol testing program, including coordination of employee screening
  • Operate streetcars and maintain operator certification
  • Participate in the Safety and Security Review Committee and the Fire Life Safety and Security Committee
  • Participate in the hazard identification and resolution process
  • Regular and consistent engagement, participation and promotion of Herzog’s Culture and its essential behaviors are a requirement for this position.
  • Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 5+ years Streetcar and/or Light Rail safety, security and training management experience
  • Knowledge and practical application of SMS in transit 
  • Must have the ability and availability to respond immediately to emergency or problem calls, and to be on call twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week.
  • OSHA 30, PTSCTP and TSSP certification required
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Streetcar Operator certificate

 

 

Pre-Employment Requirements:

 

  • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and endorsements as required per position.
  • Pass pre-employment DOT physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position.
    • This position requires you to pass and maintain a DOT medical evaluation to drive a Herzog commercial vehicle. 
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.

 

Physical Requirements:

*Add physical requirements based on appropriate position.

 

Safety:

  • Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record which results from all employees at all levels, in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all. 

 

Benefits:

Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.

 

Why Herzog:

Led by our beliefs and executed through our behaviors, at Herzog we build upon each other’s contributions by collaborating to make great things possible.

 

When you join Herzog, we give you the ability and authority to do the same. We will help you take charge of your 20 square feet in a manner that you will facilitate your growth and advancement as a person, as a member of our professional family and in your career.

 

If you are interested in joining our team, click the Apply button below to start an application.

 

It is the policy of Herzog Transit Services, Inc. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.