Roadway Worker in Charge

Minimum Experience

  • The ideal candidate for this position will have at least 1-2 years of direct railroad experience, preferably within the Maintenance of Way (MOW) department as a flagger.
  • Candidates will have significant experience with similar work, with background in such roles as roadmasters, signal managers, track inspectors, signal and bridge inspectors, and foremen.
  • Other railroad and railroad construction experience will be considered.
  • Must be able to identify and correct safety issues on the job-site in accordance with railroad regulations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication is required.

Job Description

  • The RWIC will perform on-site roadway worker protection supporting for both 3rd-party and railroad activities on and around live railroad tracks. The FIC is responsible for jobsite coordination, dispatcher/train communication, and various types of On-Track Safety in controlled and non-controlled track.
  • The RWIC is required to perform daily job briefings with all personnel on the job site and ensure all personnel adhere to the safety requirements of the railroad.
  • Commonly used tools and equipment weigh 15 to 90 pounds and will often be handled multiple times throughout the day.

Employment is dependent on successful passing of drug/alcohol testing, safety class, on-site training, railroad safety test, and a background check.

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