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Bridge Laborer (Travel Construction)

Company: Railroad Engineering Services LLC
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY:The person in this position performs the duties involved with maintenance and repair activities surrounding the maintenance-of-bridge functions. He or she carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's safety policies and applicable laws, working with direction from the bridge foreman and/or general manager. This position requires 100% travel to work sites across the U.S. It is on a rotation schedule, working 8 days on, followed by 6 days off.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform day-to-day activities of a bridge crew
  • Unload and/or assist in unloading and distributing materials (rail, ties, spikes, etc.)
  • Correct deviations in bridge surface, alignment, and gage
  • Install and repair wood trestles and wood structures
  • Operate tools such as rail saw, track wrench, spike maul, tie adz, and claw bar as needed
  • Assist with other projects and perform other duties as assignedREQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
    • Two years of work experience; experience with heavy hand tools a plus; previous outdoor work experience a plus
    • Knowledge of roadway-worker protection regulations
    • Familiarity with FRA fall-protection regulations as well as G&W's internal policy regarding bridge safety
    • Good analysis and problem-assessment skills; ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills; ability to focus on resolving conflict, not blaming; ability to speak and write clearly and listen to get clarification
    • Ability to respond promptly to customer needs and solicit customer feedback to improve service
    • Ability to take initiative, volunteer readily, and ask for and offer help when needed
    • Ability to build trust by treating customers, peers, and others with integrity
    • Good database and computer skills
    • Motivation to build technical knowledge and skills; ability to demonstrate persistence and overcome obstacles
    • Ability to balance team and individual responsibilities
    • Good attendance and punctualityREQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR CREDENTIALS:
      • High school diploma or GED; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
      • Valid driver's license and CDLThis 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.

Keywords: Railroad Engineering Services LLC, Bakersfield , Bridge Laborer (Travel Construction), Professions , Bakersfield, California

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