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Roadway Worker in Charge RWIC Flagging - UP West

Company: Railpros
Location: Antelope
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Who WE are:RailPros is a leading engineering and safety services company in the rail and transit industry that is driven by a passion for and commitment to our people, clients, and communities. As a people-centric organization, we prioritize the well-being and growth of our employees, fostering a culture of care and support. We believe that when our people thrive, our company thrives.Our mission is to enhance mobility, safety, and quality of life for residents, passengers, and partner companies. We achieve this by providing unique services to rail and transit companies across North America. At RailPros we don't just provide services - we innovate. Through teamwork, continuous improvement, and a passion for excellence, we solve our customers' challenges and earn their thrust. Our dedication to staying abreast of industry developments enables us to help our customers succeed. Join where your contributions are valued, and your growth is encouraged. Apply now and become a part of our exciting journey!Keywords: #RWIC, #RailPros, #JobSiteManagement, #Class1Railroads, #ShortLineProperties, #RailroadExperience, #TrainingProgram, #ExceptionalServices, #Safety, #ProblemSolving, #EffectiveCommunication, #RailroadIndustry, #LearningAndDevelopment, #NewChallenges, #Passionate, #ApplyNow, #Foreman, #RailroadWorkerCertification, #RailroadSafetyTraining, #TrackAndRoadwayMaintenance, #FRA, #RailroadRegulations, #TrackInspection, #RoadwayWorkerProtection, #TrackWorkerSafety, #TracksideSafetyProcedures, #RailroadSignalingSystem, #CommunicationCoordination, #RailroadWorkPermits, #OSHARegulations, #RailroadEmergencyResponse, #TrackConstruction, #TrackRepair, #HazardMitigation.Job Summary:The Roadway Worker in Charge (RWIC) position will perform on-site roadway worker protection for activities on and around live railroad tracks and are responsible for job site coordination, dispatcher/train communication and various types of On-Track Safety in controlled and non-controlled track areas.Essential Duties & Responsibilities:Provide the required jobsite protection on each assignment, error free and consistent with the rules; including but not limited to radio communication with train dispatchers and engineers, ensuring work groups are clear of limits during train movements, granting permission for trains and on-track equipment to proceed through limitsPerform daily job briefings with all personnel on the job site and ensure all personnel adhere to the safety requirements of the railroadPrepare and submit required electronic forms including but not limited to: a job set-up form for each flagging assignment, daily work reports, invoices, and other reports as requiredHandle and place signs, derail and other tools and equipment weighing 15 to 90 pounds, which may be necessary multiple times throughout the dayActively participate in routine reoccurring safety classes and qualification trainingMaintain a high level of communication with the RWIC supervisors and managers regarding the various assignments and schedulesOther duties assigned or required to meet the business needsKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities:Able to complete required physical demands and/or tasksAble to effectively warn roadway workers of the approach of trainsUnderstand the On-Track Safety training and qualification required of the roadway workers to be protectedProficient in the radio procedure for communicating between RWIC/EICs (Employee in Charge) and assigned work groupAble to stand for extended periods of time, up to 8 hours or moreProficient in performing a job briefing with all the roadway workers within their work location.Able to place railroad advance warning and stop signsAble to install a railroad derail and apply locking deviceProficiency with electronic communications including e-mail and text as well as standard office applications (i.e., Microsoft Office Suite)Required Education and Experience:A high school diploma or equivalent (GED)A minimum of 2 years of Class 1 Railroad experience; preferably within the Maintenance of Way (MOW) departmentPreferred Education and Experience:2 - 5 years of railroad track maintenance experiencePrior experience working within a railway companyTraining in railway Track Inspection Guidelines or equivalentAdditional Qualifications, Certifications, etc.:UP West On-Track Worker and Operating RulesWhy RailPros:Professional Growth: Working as a RWIC at RailPros offers opportunities for professional development and career advancement within the railroad industry, providing valuable experience in railway operations and safety management.Impactful Role: RWICs play a critical role in ensuring the safety and protection of railway work zones, making a direct impact on the well-being of railroad workers and the efficiency of project operations.Collaborative Environment: RailPros fosters a collaborative and supportive work environment, allowing RWICs to work closely with diverse teams and contribute to the success of railway projects while gaining valuable industry knowledge.Industry Exposure: Joining RailPros as a RWIC provides exposure to various aspects of railroad operations, safety standards, and regulatory compliance, offering a dynamic and enriching experience in the railway field.Benefits / Perks:Comprehensive Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)Accident Plan, Critical Illness Plan, Hospital Indemnity (Employee to Family Coverage)Life and Disability Insurance Coverage (Employer Paid, plus Voluntary Options)Retirement Savings Plans (401(k) with Employer Match)Paid Time Off (Paid Time Off)Wellness ProgramsDiscount ProgramsCompany-funded allowance for merchandise in our on-line storeHealth Savings Accounts (HSA) with Employer MatchHealth Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) Employer FundedFlexible Spending Accounts - Dependent Care (FSA)Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)Professional Development and Training OpportunitiesWork-Life Balance InitiativesJoin RailPros for a fulfilling career in a thriving and stable industry. Our core values drive us to excel as a team, prioritize customer satisfaction, and adapt to industry changes swiftly. Be part of a passionate and dedicated team that values continuous improvement, trust, and problem-solving. Apply now for an opportunity to contribute to our success.Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):RailPros provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified candidates, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. We are committed to making reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless such accommodations would impose undue hardship on our business operations. If you are considering applying for a job and require a reasonable accommodation in accordance with the ADA, please reach out to us at us on Social Media!by Jobble

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