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Compliance Consultant

Job Overview:

The Compliance Consultant conducts compliance verification consultations for trailer manufacturers to verify members have the manufacturing processes in place to manufacture trailers in compliance with the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (hereinafter “NATM”) Guidelines. This position also has the responsibility of assisting members in correcting any compliance deficiencies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Schedules and performs on-site visits to member companies (trailer manufacturers) throughout the United States and Canada to inspect products and processes for compliance with all applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and industry practices as detailed in the NATM Guidelines. Remuneration is not related to the number of consultations or the outcome of the consultations.
• Completes all consultation reports and provides members with a copy of the report within two weeks of the consultation visit. Provides NATM Headquarters with copies of all reports for the member’s compliance file.
• Follows-up on any non-compliance issues, coordinating technical questions with the Compliance or Technical Director as necessary. Reviews all documentation of the corrective actions to verify compliance. Prepares and provides members a letter of compliance. Promotes use of “Compliance” decals.
• Follows-up on all consultations when corrective action has not been submitted within the time frames prescribed by NATM’s Compliance Procedure. Assists members with questions on compliance issues and encourages corrective actions necessary for compliance.
• Schedules consultations as assigned by the Compliance Director.
• Reviews and keeps current on new laws and regulations affecting the industry.
• Attends educational seminars, workshops and conventions related to the trailer industry.
• Provides accurate weekly, monthly, and quarterly compliance updates to the Executive Director, Compliance Director, and Technical Director so they may prepare reports for the Board of Directors.
• Acts as Technical Manager as outlined in ISO 17020:2012 and as such, has the authority to sign off on compliance consultations.
• Perform all additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by Management.

Education and Experience
• Associate’s Degree in Engineering, Business or a related field from an accredited college or university; and/or
• Four years of related experience; OR
• Any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience, with additional work experience substituting for the required education on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
• Computer skills including knowledge of database, Internet and Microsoft Office Software including PowerPoint, Excel, Word Processing, Outlook, and Access.
• Ability to accurately record and maintain records; effectively present information and respond to questions from members.
• Ability to identify and resolve conflict in a timely manner.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Exceptional written communication skills.
• Exhibit confidence in leadership and motivate others to perform well.
• Ability to develop and implement cost saving measures while working within the approved budget.
• Ability to make decisions while exhibiting sound and accurate judgment.
• Ability to set goals and objectives with the motivation to overcome challenging obstacles.
• Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness in all aspects of the job.
• Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment.
• Dependable and punctual.
• Professional approach and appearance.

Physical Demands:
• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:
1. Occasionally sit
2. Frequently stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
3. Read computer screens and mail, email, talk on the phone
4. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
5. Regularly travel

Work Environment:
• Professional environment in an office setting;
• Manufacturing facilities, including outdoor shop yards; and
• Interaction with staff and customers.

The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned; but rather to give the employee a general sense of responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.

Employee acknowledges that his/her job description, and the accountabilities contained therein, is to be considered as a basis on which the employees’ performance is to be measured.

Number of openings:



Salaried position with benefits.

How to Apply:

To apply, send your Resume to Kendra Ansley at Kendra.Ansley@natm.com

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Electrician Diesel Engines – Topeka, KS

Job Title: Electrician Diesel Engines – Topeka, KS

Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.

Job Location: Topeka
Other Potential Locations: Topeka, KS
Anticipated Start Date: 04/02/2018
Number of Positions: 12
Salary Range: Approximately $25.32 – $30.14 per hour

All communication with applicants will be done via email. Please check your email on a daily basis.

Mechanical Journeyman Hires requiring relo:
A $15,000 hiring incentive – payable over three (3) years in equal installments of $5,000 – is available for candidates who meet the below qualifications:
-Offered a position and successfully complete the pre-employment process
-Provide documentation of Railroad Journeyman status for the same craft (at time of conditional offer)
-Successfully complete probationary period
-Requires relocating from your current home address per BNSF’s guidelines.
This incentive will include a 3 year hold-down. Leaving the location or job for any reason will result in 100% repayment and forfeiture of future payments.

Mechanical Apprentice Hires requiring relo:
A $10,000 hiring incentive – payable in two installments of $5,000 over two (2) years – is available for candidates who meet the below qualifications:
-Offered a position and successfully complete the pre-employment process
-Provide documentation he/she is actively enrolled in an Apprentice program for the same craft (at time of conditional offer)
-Successfully complete probationary period
-Requires relocating from your current home address per BNSF’s guidelines.
-This incentive will include a 3 year hold-down. Leaving the location or job for any reason will result in 100% repayment and forfeiture of future payments.

**Additional information will be provided to candidates selected to interview.

Test, inspect and proper repair of electrical components of locomotive systems, equipment and machinery.

SAFETY: Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include wearing required safety equipment, responding to and acting on safety concerns.

LOCOMOTIVE SYSTEM MAINTENANCE: Test, inspect and repair switches, heaters, air conditioners, DC power systems, event recorder tapes, lights, water coolers, batteries, low and high voltage systems, traction motors, cooling fans, and fuel pumps.

EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE: Troubleshoot, repair, install, inspect, calibrate and replace electrical high-voltage, mechanical, and electro-magnetic equipment, perform preventative maintenance on a variety of tools/equipment, and machinery to ensure proper function.

The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for the position. These general categories do not necessarily constitute an exhaustive list of duties of the position.

-18 years of age or older
-HS diploma or GED
-Available to work in geographic area indicated
-Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) in English
-Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
-Work full-time (40 hrs/wk). Shifts governed by union agreement and subject to seniority. Mechanical shops operate 24 hours/day, 7 days/week with three 8-hour shifts including weekends, holidays, overtime. Available to work any shift required
-Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs without assistance
-Able to visually distinguish colors – red, blue, green, yellow and lunar (clear light); hear, and with training, distinguish auditory signals
-Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling
-Able to perform work on uneven surfaces; frequently climb ladders; get on/off equipment; work from various heights including making repairs atop locomotive
-Able to work in conditions with loud noise and fumes; work on/around heavy/moving machinery; bend, walk, stand, sit for extended time; use hand tools
-Able to work at various heights above the ground, including working on top of a locomotive.

Training: Company-paid on-the-job.

Relocation: Assistance not available.

Work Conditions: Extreme all-weather conditions; uneven surfaces; safety sensitive work environment.

Probationary Period: Journeyman = 60 days; Apprentice = 122 days.

Travel: Minimal.

Shifts/Hours: Full-time (40 hrs/wk), subject seniority and governed by union agreement, assigned shift may be one of three 8-hour shifts; Mechanical shops operate 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

Union: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

Dues: Per union agreement; membership and dues required.

BNSF Employees receive a competitive benefit package.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

-Criminal history
-Last 7 years of driving history
-Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
-Social Security number

-Medical evaluation
-Drug Screen
-Other elements as needed

BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at http://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic.

Number of openings:



Salary Range: Approximately $25.32 - $30.14 per hour

How to Apply:

All candidates must submit an application through our careers website at www.bnsf.com/careers. For this specific position, please follow this link: https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=64516&company=BNSF&username=

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