Track Supervisor

Date: Jan 18, 2023

Location: Chehalis, WA, US

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 16651 

Benefits Offering
RailWorks is committed to helping our employees live better lives.  We offer comprehensive benefits packages to eligible employees, including competitive pay, medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) with company match, and additional performance incentives.


Pay Range: $80,000 - $100,000/yr 


Position Summary
The Track Supervisor will comply with all regulatory and company safety and operational policies and procedures and is responsible for managing and directing a crew of workers to deliver a successful project by meeting or exceeding safety goals, quality standard, production rates, schedule, and customer satisfaction. This role will have directed multiple crews of workers, a proven track record of delivering successful projects by meeting or exceeding safety goals, quality standards, production rates, schedule, and continuously achieving results in extreme customer satisfaction. 


Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties
•    Review project contracts & documents and plan work to ensure that the project is constructed in accordance with the contract documents
•    Pre-plan work activities with the Superintendent to develop the best means & methods, including safety action plans
•    Plan and execute day to day operations on assigned projects & ensure that proper resources are in place for the timely completion of work – labour, equipment, & material
•    Responsible for crew performance as related to company goals, safety audits, administration of company policies & procedures. Conduct tailgate meetings. 
•    Initiates follow up actions as necessary including training, orientation, discipline, etc.
•    Conduct daily briefing with crew to review production goals, performance feedback, safety & schedule, hazards and to solicit feedback from workers
•    Perform a variety of related administrative task such as production reports, time collection, equipment logs, inspection reports, extra work records, reviews cost reports with team members, & other related project-based responsibilities
•    Other duties and responsibilities as assigned  

Required Skills and Qualifications 
•    Completion of grade twelve (12) or equivalent
•    Five (5) to ten (10) years construction experience on railway and/or maintenance environments including experience with tie changes; constructing, maintaining or repairing track; cutting, drilling or gauging rail; constructing turnouts, distressing rail; rail changes; and other related activities
•    Must have a valid Canadian Railway Operating Rules (CROR) and Track Inspection Guideline (TIG) certifications - will provide training if certifications have expired
•    Supervisory experience directing and organizing work for multiple crews of workers
•    Proven track record of having delivered successful projects
•    Must have a valid class five (5) driver’s license or appropriate license as required for the unit
•    Understand the purpose & use of all rail equipment & a sound knowledge of the use of all rail specific hand power tools
•    Must be computer savvy & can complete time & equipment entry
•    Must be physically fit, in good condition and have excellent vision, hearing and eye/hand coordination to perform the duties of the job
•    Ability to understand and follow safety rules, policies, procedures, and regulations
•    Ability to read construction drawings and specifications
•    Effective communication skills and the ability to work as a team to jointly carry out assigned tasks. 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
•    Works outdoors at construction sites
•    Works around moving machines, vehicles, and equipment
•    Frequently stands, walks, climbs, balances, stoops, and crouches while negotiating work areas under construction and maintenance
•    May climb poles, ladders and large structures
•    Exposed to harsh weather conditions including extremely hot and extremely cold weather
•    Exposed to loud noise 


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 to grow your career, develop your skills and pursue success.

RailWorks Corporation 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.

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