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Territory Operation Manager- Harrisburg PA

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Harrisburg, PA, US, 17110

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 20814: Road Manager/Sr. Road Manager -Harrisburg PA 


Job Description

Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for safe, efficient, and scheduled train performance on assigned territory.

Principal Duties:

  • Ensures annual rules classes are held for train service employees and verifies compliance with the rules by monitoring performance on a continuing basis.
  • Provides support in investigating accidents and injuries to determine cause and minimize future occurrences.
  • Plans the operation of local trains to provide required service to customers and fulfill service requirements.
  • Requires a good working knowledge of safety and operating rules, train operations, FRA regulations, hazardous materials, labor agreements and corporate policies as well as Thoroughbred Yard Enterprise System (TYES), crew call, and other applications.
  • Requires ability to operate track switches, couple cars, maneuvering onto and off of equipment, and perform work around freight trains.
  • Develops, motivates, and trains employees who work in the assigned territory.

Job Related Experience:

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


Preferred Level: Bachelor's Degree (BS)

Preferred Majors:

  • Business
  • Business - Transportation Operations / Logistics

Licenses / Certifications: Required: None listed Preferred: None listed

Technical Skills:

  • Brio
  • Crewcall System
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Word/Word Processing
  • TYES

Skills and Abilities:

  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management
  • Decision Making
  • Developing Employees

Career Path:

Predecessor Jobs:

  • Sr. Terminal Supervisor
  • Sr. Road Supervisor
  • Road Manager Engineers
  • Terminal Manager
  • Road Manager

Future Jobs:

  • Assistant Terminal Superintendent
  • Superintendent of Terminal

Work Conditions

Environment: Outdoor/Field

Shift Work: Yes

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.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg