Senior Manager Safety Technology - Atlanta, GA

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 35990: B5 Senior Manager Safety Technology - Atlanta, GA 

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Job Description



Primary Purpose:

Responsible for oversight of Operations-Driven Safety Technology designed to enhance employee engagement with a focus on those in the field. The incumbent is also responsible for the effective evolution of the Learning Management System and how NS develops / leverage’s other digital tools to enhance employee training and professional expertise around safety.   


Principal Duties:
•    Oversee the operations-driven development of Safety-oriented technology to ensure uniformity throughout the corporation as well as smart design from the end-user’s perspective. 
•    Close collaboration with managers responsible for Conductor Trainee development to ensure they are equipped with the digital tools necessary to perform their job safely.
•    Ensures uniform training that builds upon knowledge and skills taught in the McDonough, GA Training Center.
•    Responsible for benchmarking industry best-practices and maintaining close relationships with peers at other Class I railroads.  Represents Norfolk Southern in industry forums concerning Operations Training and Technology.
•    Responsible for coordinating with IT on the implementation of the FIT (Field Information Technology) process, an initiative to improve hardware, software, information accessibility, and training to change the way Operation Supervisors access, retrieve, document and communicate the data they need to effectively supervise safety, train performance, customer service and cost.
•    Administration of the Success Factors learning management system in operations.
•    Coordinate and lead the design, development, and delivery of new digital safety training materials in Operations, while ensuring compliance with government regulations and the legal requirements associated with the training of safety sensitive railroad employees and other applicable Federal and State laws regarding the training of Operations employees.


Job Related Experience:
Minimum Level:  7 - 10 years
Preferred Level:  



Preferred Level:  Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Majors:
- Business - Transportation Operations / Logistics
- Engineering - Industrial Engineering 



Licenses / Certifications:



Technical Skills:
- MS Excel/Spreadsheets
- MS Powerpoint/Presentations
- MS Project
- MS Visio



Skills and Abilities:
- Analytical Thinking
- Communication Skills
- Decision Making
- Developing Employees
- Planning and Organizing



Work Conditions

Environment: Field/Office

Shift Work: Yes

On-Call: Yes

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel Required: OVER 10 Days per Month

Company Overview

Since 1827, Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) and its predecessor companies have safely moved the goods and materials that drive the U.S. economy. Today, it operates a customer-centric and operations-driven freight transportation network. Committed to furthering sustainability, Norfolk Southern helps its customers avoid 15 million tons of yearly carbon emissions by shipping via rail. Its dedicated team members deliver more than 7 million carloads annually, from agriculture to consumer goods, and is the largest rail shipper of auto products and metals in North America. Norfolk Southern also has the most extensive intermodal network in the eastern U.S., serving a majority of the country’s population and manufacturing base, with connections to every major container port on the Atlantic coast as well as the Gulf of Mexico and Great Lakes. Learn more by visiting


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta