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Track Inspector in New York, NY , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 7/23/2018

Job Snapshot

What You Will Do

Company Overview

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do 

We are currently looking for a Track Inspector to join our Washington, DC office. This position is for skilled technical track inspection work.  An employee in this position is responsible for inspecting track and track related components, calibration and use of track gauges, levels and other measuring devices.  The work requires an understanding of maintenance procedures and practices, maintenance theory, the materials, parts, tools, test equipment associated with track and track components. 

The employee will:

  • Perform daily track inspections, complete track inspection reports, and report unsafe conditions to the Owner for immediate action.
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled inspections, troubleshoot and evaluate track and track components using precision measuring equipment such as track levels, track gauges and other related measuring devices.
  • Perform special inspections of the track structure in times of severe weather or other events which may damage the track and track structure.

Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Successful candidates will possess the following:

  • Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
  • Satisfactory completion of an acceptable training program in track inspection and maintenance. CFR 49 part 213 qualified is preferred.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience working for a rail transit agency or railroad, with some experience inspecting rail transit or FRA Class 4 (or higher) railroad.
  • Possess the knowledge and have experience with railroad track construction and maintenance.
  • Recognize and understand track safety standards and apply the knowledge in the field.
  • Capable of documenting items of non-compliance.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and comply with Roadway Worker Protection rules.
  • Ability to pass FRA mandated drug and alcohol testing
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • A valid motor vehicle operator's license issued from jurisdiction of residence and a safe driving record.
  • Willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions and temperatures, and work variable shifts, days and hours as required.

Life at Gannett Fleming

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Location: Washington, D.C.
Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time
Internal Requisition ID: 4965

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