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Electrical Supervisor C&S I - Fairborn, OH

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Fairborn, OH, US, 45324

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 33099: B3 Supervisor C&S I - Fairborn, OH 


Job Description

Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Supervises and coordinates all phases of inspection, maintenance, and construction of the Norfolk Southern Corporation communications and signal facilities within an assigned territory.

Principal Duties:

  • Manages and provides direction, coordinates work, and expenditures of personnel on a territory, in order to provide a safe, reliable, economic, and efficient communication and signal system on a territory.
  • Ensures compliance with company and departmental safety rules through an organized safety program on the territory. Monitors the actions of subordinates in regard to safety, insuring safety of tools and equipment being used, and providing training and enforcement as necessary. Supports efforts of local safety committees, and promotes the establishment and maintaining of a safe and efficient working environment for field personnel.
  • Supervises hourly and monthly paid Brotherhood of Railway Signalmen (BRS) personnel in the performance of their duties to ensure effective signal operation that complies with or exceeds Federal Department of Transportation regulations.
  • Provides accurate and concise field information and data used by Communications and Signal Engineering forces in the design of construction projects.

Job Related Experience:

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


Preferred Level: Associate's Degree (AS)

Preferred Majors:

  • Engineering - Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering - Electronics Engineering
Licenses / Certifications: Required: None listed Preferred: None listed

Technical Skills:

  • MS Excel/Spreadsheets
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Word/Word Processing
  • Material Management System

Skills and Abilities:

  • Time Management
  • Prioritizing Work Demands
  • Communication Skills
  • Multi-tasking
  • Planning and Organizing

Career Path:

Predecessor Jobs:

  • Operations Supervisor Trainee
  • Management Trainee
  • Signal Maintainer
  • Telephone Maintainer
  • Electronic Specialist
  • Supervisor Construction

Future Jobs:

  • Asst General Supervisor C&S
  • Senior Project Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Signal Engineer

Work Conditions

Environment: Outdoor/Field

Shift Work: No

On-Call: Yes

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel Required: 6 - 10 Days per Month,

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and 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.


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.


Effective December 8, 2021, NS has paused its implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate given the dynamic legal proceedings.  The ultimate outcome of the federal contractor vaccine mandate is yet to be determined. It is still possible that the mandate, as it applies to NS, could be upheld in court in the near future. If the mandate is upheld, NS employees will be required to be vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati