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Rolling Stock and Depot Manager

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Location: Pearl City, Hawaii, United States
Job ID: R0007828
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail Honolulu JV
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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  • Job Description

    Hitachi Rail  is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Rolling Stock and Depot Manager (Contractor position) to work on our Honolulu Rail Project.  As the successful candidate your ideas for continuous improvement and creativity are welcome.  The position is based in Pearl CityHI.

    Who We Are

    Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.


  • Planning of preventive and corrective maintenance activities to meet train availability for service requirements
  • Meet the Key Performance Indicators according to the targets agreed with the Head of Maintenance & Engineering;
  • Report on the progress and status of work, identifying potential problem areas and attenuate risks, forecasting opportunities as needed, and provision of the means for timely management actions
  • Provide constructability reviews of plans, procedures, work task list and specifications to evaluate scheduled activities and staffing requirements for group and coordinate the availability of requisite equipment, material and suppliers.
  • Liaise with the Safety and Environmental Manager, report any relevant issues, and assist in developing and implementation of required corrective actions.
  • In coordination with the engineering manager facilitate and enable timely processing of changes and timely release of plans and changes to expedite progress of the work
  • Identify problem areas and provide solutions for approval
  • Implements and follows-up on procedures and rules for service, repair and maintenance of rolling stock in relation to the technicians.
  • Ensuring staff are competent and trained to follow safety and maintenance procedures and instructions
  • Ensuring that sufficient materials, hand tools and equipment are on hand for maintenance activities
  • Early identification of failure trends that may impact fleet availability
  • Ensures that the Rolling Stock maintenance equipment is calibrated in accordance with manufacturers requirements
  • Liaison and supervision of supplier’s staff who perform works on the Rolling Stock.
  • Preparation of reports as directed by the Rolling Stock and Depot Manager
  • Performance appraisals of staff in accordance with HR guidelines.
  • Manages the resources assigned to Rolling Stock maintenance section in order to optimize utilization of all resources.
  • Identifies training needs for all personnel in the Rolling Stock maintenance section
  • Prepares annual and long-range forecasts of all car maintenance operational
  • Implements sound employee relations and practices within the parameters of the O&M organization regulations and agreements
  • Assists in developing, planning and implementing the department's preventive maintenance, component overhaul and rehabilitation and replacement program.
  • Conducts special studies and investigations and acts as a trouble shooter
  • Responsible for conducting inspections and acceptance of new trains maintenance
  • Perform related duties as requested by the Rolling Stock and Depot Manager.
  • Role requires flexibility and efficiently which require midnight shift, shift rotation, weekends and holidays work typical of major infrastructure projects and operating transit systems.
  • Carry out 24-hour on-call responsibility for incidents and emergency
  • Must be a skilled manager and supervisor with good communications skills with the ability to  motivate and develop staff;
  • Highly motivated and flexibility to work in a time-sensitive environment to respond quickly and effectively to unanticipated high workloads, events and emergencies;
  • Ability to think laterally and analyze and assess a range of information;
  • Ability to multi-task and analyze situations promptly and without bias so as to determine the proper course of action or alternatives without jeopardizing human safety, quality and the committed performance targets.
  • Minimum of 10 years of Management experience in metro system
  • At least 3 years of supervisory and or  management experience with the ability to manage different maintenance sections covering Rolling stock
  • Experience in maintenance planning, preparing maintenance budget, maintenance plans and procedures, technical specifications, safety and quality plan as required.

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