Track Foreman
RailWorks Track Services, Inc.

Job Order #: 19491168

Westfield, MA 01085

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 8/11/2023

EXPIRES 11/9/2023

Job Description

Track Foreman

Date: Aug 1, 2023

Location: Boston, MA, US Waltham, MA, US Portland, ME, US Worcester, MA, US Westfield, MA, US
Company: RailWorks
Job ID: 17352

Pay Range: $26.00 - $30.00 / hour

Position Summary
Responsible for managing and directing a crew of workers to deliver a successful project by meeting or exceeding corporate and project goals for safety, quality, profitability and schedule, resulting in extreme customer satisfaction.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Pre-plans work activities with Superintendent to develop best means and methods, including safety action plans.

Reviews all contracts, project documentation and plans to ensure that the work in the field is built to the most recent specifications.

Plans the day to day operations on assigned project and ensures that proper resources are in place for the timely completion of work, including labor, tools, equipment and material.

Takes responsibility for crew performance as it relates to company goals, safety audits, and following company policies and procedures. Initiates follow up action as necessary including training, orientation, discipline, etc.

Conducts daily briefing with crew to review production goals, performance feedback, safety and schedule, hazards, and to solicit feedback from the workers.

Always maintains a dedication to safety by modeling, providing education and enforcing safe work practices and company policies and procedures.

Ensures that proper safety equipment is available and used by all field personnel.

Communicates with customer and ensures a high level of customer satisfaction.

Communicates with contractors or sub contractors to coordinate work, goals, etc.

Required Skills and Qualifications  

A minimum of two years related experience in the railroad construction industry

Must be 18 years or older

Ability to understand and follow safety rules, policies, procedures, and regulations

Knowledge of all aspects of track construction and maintenance

Ability to keep records and to prepare work and time reports

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Driver?s license, reliable transportation, and available to travel.

Works outdoors at construction sites

Performs physical activities that require considerable use of the arms and legs and moving the whole body, such as standing, climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, bending, and handling of materials, equipment, and tools

Uses hands and fingers to grasp, manipulate, and/or assemble objects and tools

Lifts, pushes, pulls, and carries heavy objects, machinery, and tools up to 50 pounds

Exposed to harsh weather conditions including very hot and very cold weather

Exposed to loud noise

May be exposed to live track/trains and high voltage

Must wear appropriate safety equipment, such as safety glasses, safety boots, hard hats, and hearing protection, as required by the company.

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.? There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.?

RailWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with Railworks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

RailWorks is North America?s leading track and transit system experts for over 100 years and with 45 offices across the U.S. and Canada.  We take on challenging projects every day and our success rely on a collaborative and open-minded work environment that encourages teamwork, positivity, and ingenuity.  We are committed to creating a culture of trust, respect, and acceptance.  RailWorks also offers opportunities

How To Apply

To Apply: E-mail resume to Mayra Cortez at:


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