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Bridge Foreman

Kyle Railroad Co.

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Wichita, KS
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

SUMMARY:
The person in this position oversees crews in the performance of track maintenance and is responsible for oversight of both the maintenance and repair activities surrounding the MoW job or project functions. Other responsibilities include training of employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and manage the day-to-day activities of the bridge-maintenance and gang-work activities
  • Interface with others to ensure efficient and organized operations of the railroad along with the maintenance of the bridge and gang-work activities
  • Enforce compliance with safety procedures; use PPE to keep required records
  • Monitor and closely control all maintenance and other related costs associated with bridge work
  • Understand and apply the following: General Code of Operating Rules, FRA Track and Bridge Worker Safety Standards, safety rules, and other applicable information
  • Competently read plans, assess site conditions, and establish safe, practical methods for handling, analysis and problem assessment; identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Manage other projects and perform other duties as assigned

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to focus on solving conflict without blaming; speak and write clearly; listen to get clarification
  • Ability to respond promptly to customer needs and solicit customer feedback to improve service
  • Willingness to volunteer and to ask for and offer help when needed
  • Ability to build trust by treating customers, peers, and others with integrity
  • Interest in and effort toward building knowledge and skills
  • Ability to balance team and individual responsibilities
  • Consistent, on-time work attendance
  • Persistence; the ability to overcome obstacles
  • Database and computer skills

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR CREDENTIALS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Two to five years of work experience
  • Valid driver’s license

 

 

This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.