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Safety Reporting Analyst - 90250680 - Washington

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20002

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

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The Safety Reporting Analyst is a part of Amtrak’s Safety Data Analytics and Central Reporting team. The Safety Reporting Analyst is responsible for collecting, recording, and analyzing safety incident data. They adhere to Amtrak’s Internal Control Plan and Central Reporting Process documentation to support the success of monthly FRA reporting and the success of internal analytic reports and analysis.



•    Apply knowledge of Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) accident/incident reporting requirements 49 CFR Part 225 to input incidents in database and support monthly FRA reporting.

•    Will perform data entry and analysis of injury, illness, and/or rail incidents
•    Utilizes electronic file storage to retain all documents in relation to specific incidents
•    Recommend decisions on FRA reportability and coding
•    Independently access various internal and external systems to obtain information to supplement incident reports
•    Independently contacts division and facility staff to obtain information to supplement incident reports
•    Independently contacts other railroads FRA reporting team to share and obtain incident information
•    Will assist in developing and documenting new processes and procedures as needed
•    Will work on special projects as needed to support FRA reporting and/or internal requests for reports and incident trends
•    Will assist in audits, supplying documentation to auditors, researching, and drafting responses
•    Safeguards employee medical records, drug and alcohol test results, accident cause reports
•    Other duties as assigned



•    Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety, Quality Assurance, Business Administration, Transportation, Public Policy or other relevant degree or Associate’s degree in the same fields with 2+ years relevant data input and record handling experience
•    Microsoft Word and Excel experience

•    Able to understand and apply the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) accident/incident reporting requirements as stated under 49 CFR Part 225
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio)
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to clearly articulate issues and proposed solutions
•    Self-motivated and able to work independently
•    High attention to detail and organizational aptitude
•    Must understand the importance of record retention
•    Logical thinking skills in order to work through tough problems
•    Must keep records privileged and confidential



Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.



Requisition ID:39931
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Job Family/Function:Safety & Security 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

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