299.353 Personnel qualified to supervise track restoration and renewal.§ 299.353 Personnel qualified to supervise track restoration and renewal.
Each individual designated to supervise restorations and renewals of track, shall have -
(a) Successfully completed a course offered by the employer or by a college level engineering program, supplemented by special on-the-job training emphasizing the techniques to be employed in the supervision, restoration, and renewal of high-speed track;
(b) Demonstrated to the railroad, at least once per calendar year, that the individual -
(1) Knows and understands the requirements of this subpart that apply to the restoration and renewal of the track for which he or she is responsible;
(2) Can detect deviations from those requirements; and
(3) Can prescribe appropriate remedial action to correct or safely compensate for those deviations.
(c) Written authorization from the railroad or the employer to prescribe remedial actions to correct or safely compensate for deviations from the requirements of this subpart and shall have successfully completed a recorded examination on this subpart as part of the qualification process.