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Manager Corridor Operations-Birmingham AL

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35203

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 20812: Manager Corridor Operations- Birmingham AL 


Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Oversees the safe, efficient, on-time, and economical operation of the terminal and surrounding road territories while ensuring that all employees, equipment and freight are protected from injury or damage.

Principal Duties:

  • Establishes good relationships with customers and foreign line railroads, providing timely switching service and interchange, and proactively monitoring operations.
  • Requires familiarity with labor agreements and is responsible for managing effective working relationships with subordinates and employees from all operating departments.
  • Ensures effective cost control by planning and assigning work to achieve optimum productivity.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of safety and operating rules, train operations, terminal operations, FRA regulations, HazMat, and corporate policies, as well as Thoroughbred Yard Enterprise System (TYES), crew call, and other computer applications.
  • Ensures compliance with safety and operating rules and implements operating practices that protect safety of operations.

Job Related Experience:

Minimum Level: 1-2 years Preferred Level: 3-5 years


Preferred Level: Bachelor's Degree (BS)

Preferred Majors:

None listedLicenses / Certifications: Required: None listed Preferred: None listed

Technical Skills:

  • Brio
  • Crewcall System
  • TYES

Skills and Abilities:

  • Communication Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Accountability
  • Customer Service
  • Leadership

Career Path:

Predecessor Jobs:

  • Sr. Road Manager
  • Sr. Terminal Manager
  • Manager Train Operations

Future Jobs:

  • Director Transportation Services
  • Division Superintendent

Work Conditions

Environment: Outdoor/Field

Shift Work: No

On-Call: Yes

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month,

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.

Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham