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.
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.
Internal Number: 4965
About Gannett Fleming
Gannett Fleming is a global planning, design, and construction management firm with more than 60 offices worldwide. Founded in 1915, we have fostered a culture of service and innovation with more than 2,100 diverse and talented professionals. Consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms, we provide multi-discipline engineering services, including civil, transportation, environmental, structural, and construction management. We are committed to amaze our clients by providing customized solutions that improve our communities and sustain the world – from award-winning roadways to vital environmental systems to patented technology.
Gannett Fleming construction management and construction inspection professionals provide service on projects ranging from small maintenance projects to multi-million dollar capital improvement programs. Our diverse assignments have totaled more than $4 billion in total construction value over the past decade.