foreman general i resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

A Prolific and Comprehensive professional with 12+ years of experience at Union Pacific Railroad. Analytical understanding of Preventive (PM), Computer Control (MCS/ILP), and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM). Cognitive Aptitude for investigating railroad safety policies and existing regulations by use of Root-Cause Analysis (RCA). Influential communicator by collaborating autonomy and embracing active listening when delegating tasks, setting expectations and providing actionable feedback. Additionally, Efficient, Competent and Self Motivated when working in both independent and team-based environments.

  • Successful & Talented Troubleshooter
  • Skilled with Air Brakes 26L / 30A-CDW / FASTBRAKE / EPIC / CCB26 CCBII
  • Lean - Value Stream Mapping - Standard Work - Visual Management - A3 Process - Continuous Improvement - Job Instruction
  • PTC / Departure / Software / Commission
  • Designed and Implemented Excel workbook to identify, store and report 100% of all "Root Cause Results" for Reliability Monthly, Quarterly and Annual KPI Reports
  • Organize Reliability "Go and See" Initiatives and Improvements
  • Complete professional office incorporated at my residence
  • Experienced with charts, maps, graphs, diagrams, schematics
  • Administered Field Training Exercises (FTX), Risk Assessments
  • Performed Blue Flag and Blue Signal Title 49CFR 217/218 audits
  • Inspect, perform and audit Title 49CFR 229.1-229.139 231.29, 210.1-210.33
  • Crane, Fork Lift and Locomotive Mover Qualified
  • Experience with Railroad Safety Policies and Procedures
Work History
Foreman General I, 11/2017 - 01/2020
Union Pacific Corp. City, STATE,

Backshop Planner responsibilities include 24 hour forecast for planning, placing and releasing locomotives. Create, complete and transfer detailed daily reports to HDQ. Ensure key process indicators, "KPI's" (Safety, Reliability, Quality and Productivity), are met or exceeded. Solve problems when work or business processes cannot be done to standard. Instruct and develop Supervisors and assign work to approximately 2 supervisors and 12 craft personal.

Foreman General II, 08/2011 - 08/2017
Union Pacific Corp. City, STATE,

Responsible for oversite and technical support to repair locomotives at the local and national level. Developed "Best Practices" and the Reliability "Packet Process." Together these were the framework for continuous improvement; the desired result, to raise Mean Distance Between Failures (MDBF). Reliability's "KPI's" consist of Originating Train Reliability (OTR), Road Failures (RF) within 30 days, and Repeat Red / Yellow (RX) failures, which improved from 83% to 91%. Earned "Spot Award" for design and development of "Packet Process," which was successfully distributed system wide. Confident in persuasive business cases for continuous improvement. For example, designed GE compressor tool to safely remove defective heads. Tool is now available through Tesco.

Locomotive Machinist Maintenance Technician, 06/2010 - 08/2011
Union Pacific Corp. City, STATE,

Super Tech (LMMT), highest level of Machinist craft. To qualify must pass Critical Knowledge test. Main objective, drive critical impact of Reliability. Responsibilities include, troubleshoot, diagnose and recommend corrective actions for diesel/electric engine, traction alternator, propulsion, support systems and entire locomotive. Perform, determine, evaluate, and review work scope. Ensure proper tasks are added to (MCS/ILP), sign off completed tasks. Fill out Packet Process, relay detailed turnover to Foreman.

Locomotive Machinist / Journeymen IAM, 12/2007 - 06/2010
Union Pacific Corp. City, STATE,

Inspect and service a fleet of over 8500 locomotives in accordance with company, industry, and 49CFR standards. Diagnose, adjust, repair or overhaul diesel engines, turbo's, compressors, and auxiliary equipment. Inspect and change draft gears, coupler assemblies, brake rigging, traction motors and propulsion systems as needed. Experienced with hand, power and precision tools, including overhead cranes and forklifts.

Bachelor of Science: Industrial Technology, Expected in
California State University - Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
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Certificate of Completion: Diesel Technology, Expected in
Golden West College - Huntington Beach, CA
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No Degree: General Studies Aviation, Expected in
Cypress College - Cypress, CA
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No Degree: DC10 Flight Engineer, Expected in
Long Beach City College - Long Beach, CA
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  • Presented with the "Spot Award" for developing the "Reliability Training Manual." This increased fleet availability by reducing (RF's), and driving up Reliability (RX's) from 83 to 91 percent. The new standard was successfully implemented system wide.
  • Formally trained in "Writing Standard Work." Developed electrical-mechanical "Standard Work" and "Flow Chart" documents which reduced failures and increased productivity system wide.
  • Designed a GE lifting device to safely remove defective compressor heads. Previously, the entire compressor was replaced; approximately 33k in savings per unit; the tool is now available at Tesco.
  • During my tenure my team and I won 5 awards for "Best in Original Train Reliability," and 2 awards of "Excellence" for evaluating and updating over 36% of the troubleshooting guides during Root Cause Analysis.

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School Attended

  • California State University - Los Angeles
  • Golden West College
  • Cypress College
  • Long Beach City College

Job Titles Held:

  • Foreman General I
  • Foreman General II
  • Locomotive Machinist Maintenance Technician
  • Locomotive Machinist / Journeymen IAM


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Certificate of Completion
  • No Degree
  • No Degree

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