Division Road Supervisor

Manage through supervisory personnel activities of railroad engine crews.

What does a Division Road Supervisor do?

Directs and coordinates through supervisory personnel activities of railroad engine crews to ensure efficient operation of railroad in specified jurisdictions: Interviews engine crew personnel to evaluate workers’ knowledge of operating and train-handling rules and of railroad route characteristics, such as locations and meanings of signals and types of grades on routes. Rides trains and observes personnel to determine conformance to regulations governing matters, such as train signals, train timetables, and emergency procedures. Determines speed of trains, using radar gun and electrical speed-recording device, and documents detected violations. Conducts investigations of train wrecks to determine causes, to assess equipment damage, to identify personnel responsible, and issues reports of findings.