YPT Board and Members Participate in #NerdTrain

YPT International's Vice Chair for Finance Aaron Zimmerman, YPT San Francisco's Vice Chair for Membership Jaime Fearer, and numerous other YPT members recently took an Amtrak train trip across the country. Read about their exciting journey here: http://cs.trains.com/trn/b/observation-tower/archive/2015/08/07/nerdtrain-an-annual-rolling-hangout-for-transit-buffs.aspx.   If you are a YPT member and want your recent adventure to be posted online, feel free to email your …

DC Job Alert: Route Forecast Models Manager at Amtrak

The Route Forecast Models Manager directs the development of Amtrak route forecasting models and other analytical tools used for the assessment and pricing of route and service change proposals.  This position requires the ability to apply knowledge of transportation operating practices, financial systems, cost drivers, allocation methodologies, and cost reporting formulas necessary to develop Amtrak-specific …

Philly Job Alert: Amtrak

Amtrak is hiring a Senior Host Railroad Specialist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This position provides analytic and administrative support for the management and maintenance of Amtrak’s operating agreements with host railroads nationwide, including freight railroads that use Amtrak tracks. This position has shared responsibility (with Lead Host Railroads Specialist) for maintaining Agreement Amendment Changes (“AACs”) to keep …

DC Job Alert: Amtrak – Director, Route Planning & Forecasting

The Director, Route Planning & Forecasting is a new position within the Amtrak Finance Department’s Business Line Planning & Strategy group. To apply, those interested should go to http://www.Amtrak.com/careers, or use the following link to Amtrak's employment portal: https://careers.amtrak.com/irj/portal/anonymous?NavigationTarget=navurl://52d14fa6c06c11997ed3449ec2a8a7f0&LightDTNKnobID=-862226779&NavPathUpdate=false&buildTree=false and select Finance within the Functional Area box, and then click Start at the bottom of …

DC/Philly/Wilmington Job Alert: Amtrak – IT Enterprise Strategy Management Administrator

LOCATION: TBD - Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC or Wilmington, DE SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The IT Enterprise Strategy Management Administrator manages the Amtrak Enterprise Strategy Management (ESM) System for the IT Department, including database management, reporting, and maintenance. This position is responsible for maintaining the integrity of all current and future data within the ESM system. …