The Rail Superintendent is accountable for planning, organizing, directing units and managing all personnel and activities related to infrastructure construction and operations. The Rail Superintendent ensures that the quality of work and materials are upheld and that the schedule is followed as planned as well as enforces and adheres to Company’s safety policies and procedures.
Reports to: General Superintendent/Project Manager
Status: Full-Time, Salary
- Organize and plan the job with the Project Manager and assist as required
- Direct oversight responsibility of time sheets for labor and equipment, as well as daily reports complete with quantities worked
- Develop and maintain client, subcontractor and team member relationships
- Responsible for maintaining and managing the overall bridge schedule
- Review, maintain, and monitor crew’s productivity and goals daily
- Review cost reports monthly, initiate field change requests, and prepare vendor or subcontractor back charges with the Project Manager/Project Engineer
- Enforce quality control and Company safety policies on all aspects of construction
- Follows the project construction process and schedule to ensure that work is completed on time
- Review and submit weekly accountability reports
- Have a clear understanding of pay parameters and specifications by item
- Provide General Superintendent with a three week look ahead schedule
- Conduct daily huddles, stretching exercises, and weekly Tool Box Talk with crew
- Provide Job Hazard Analysis prior to new work activities and review with crew
- Develop material handling plans with Foremen
- Identify extra work or change of conditions and report to Project Manager/Project Engineer
- Ensure that delivery receipts are collected and submitted to field engineers
- B.S. in Civil/Transportation Engineering
- Must have at least 5 years’ experience in a heavy civil track/rail construction environment
- OSHA 10
- Knowledge of ballasted, embedded track and transit operations with respect to trades that relate to infrastructure maintenance and construction, railroad industry safety standards, material procurement and labor contracts.
- Extensive experience in the repair, testing, trouble–shooting, maintenance, reconstruction, rehabilitation and installation of track and infrastructure components of a rapid transit system.
- Ability to schedule track outages with work train usage and power removal.
- Capable of estimating with respect to manpower and material support of operating and capital work and providing required tooling and equipment.
Please see HR for information on physical demands and work environment of this job.
The Middlesex Corporation is an “Equal Opportunity Employer—Minorities, Females, Veterans and Disabled Persons”