Signal Technician (Travel required)

Date: Nov 13, 2020

Location: West Coca Beach, FL, US

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 5502 

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Position Summary


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Assists in the installation, repair and maintenance of various railroad signals and grade crossing devices.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Inspects and tests signal circuitry, equipment, and systems for problems and defects.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Constructs forms and foundations for signal equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Installs signal/communication structures and components.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Lubricates moving parts on mechanical equipment such as switch machines and controllers.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Builds and dismantles signal crossing warning device equipment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Troubleshoots and fixes malfunctions.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maintains, repairs, and replace signal communication circuitry, systems, and components.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Understands and follows company and industry safety rules, practices, and procedures.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">General/Other Responsibilities and Duties


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Records and reports information about mileage or track inspected, repairs performed, and equipment requiring replacement.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Assists others with their work.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sets up barricades to isolate potentially dangerous situations.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Prepares and paints signal equipment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Cleans and maintains work areas.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A minimum of 3 years of experience in railroad signal construction work.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability to perform basic arithmetic operations to solve practical problems.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability to extract relevant information from tables, charts, graphs, and text.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability to effectively and accurately understand, interpret, reference, evaluate, organize, and record non-technical and technical information.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability to understand and apply safety rules, practice safe work habits, identify safety risks, and avoid potentially risky behaviors and situations.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Good communication skills and the ability to work well with others.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Works outdoors at construction sites.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Works with and around moving machines, vehicles, and equipment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Performs heavy physical labor; may lift/carry and push/pull objects weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Climbs poles, ladders and large structures and maintains balance while working on equipment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Stands and walks on uneven terrain; bends, stoops and kneels.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Occasionally works at elevated heights.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">May occasionally work in confined spaces.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Exposed to harsh weather conditions including extremely hot and extremely cold weather.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Exposed to loud noise.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Must wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety boots, hard hats, and hearing protection as required by the company.

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<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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 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.

Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami