Roadway Worker In Charge (RWIC)
Company: National Railroad Safety Services, Inc. (NRSS)
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Job Title: Roadway Worker In Charge (RWIC)
Location: Boise, ID
Job Type: Part-Time
FLSA Status: Hourly; Non-Exempt
Reports To: District Manager
Travel: Yes, travel is expected for this position (50% - 85% on
Supervisory Responsibility: No
Compensation: Negotiable, based on skills and experience.
National Railroad Safety Services, Inc. (NRSS) is a certified
DBE/WBE firm primarily focused on providing safety services to the
railroad industry. NRSS is the most trusted name in the railroad
industry for providing qualified field safety staff and safety
training. To best serve the railroad industry, NRSS provides all of
these services in the continental United States, Canada, and
Mexico. NRSS has the proven ability and the proven safety record to
handle any project. Find the safety you have been missing
National Railroad Safety Services, Inc. (NRSS) is seeking a
Roadway Worker In Charge (RWIC) to support railroad flagging
services for Class 1 Railroads, Regional Short Lines, Transit
Systems, State DOT's, as well as Railroad Suppliers, Contractors,
and Consultants alike.
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Minimum 2 years of experience with a Class 1 Railroad, Regional
Short Line, Transit System, State DOT Rail Division, Railroad
Supplier, Railroad Contractor, and/or Railroad Consultant;
preferably within the Maintenance Of Way (MOW) Department.
Key Success Factors:
- Accountability: Accept full responsibility for self and
contribution as a team member.
- Adaptability & Flexibility: Ability to consider a variety of
issues that exist in the work place and change from one task to
another as necessary.
- Analytical Thinking: Ability to analyze and synthesize
information to understand issues, identify options, and support
sound decision making.
- Attention to Detail: Ability to work in a conscientious,
consistent, thorough manner, and attend to details while pursuing
quality when accomplishing tasks.
- Communication: Ability to clearly convey information and ideas
through a variety of media to employees/clients in a clear and
- Customer Service Focus: Ability to provide service excellence
to internal and/or external clients.
- Decision Making: Ability to identify/understand issues,
problems, opportunities and take appropriate action based on
available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
- Initiative: Ability to identify what needs to be done and take
action before being asked.
- Innovativeness: Ability to devise new plans for quality
- Knowledge: Ability to navigate various rulebooks and/or
regulations and demonstrate mastery.
- Organization: Ability to maintain materials and/or records in a
clean and ordered manner.
- Planning: Ability to plan and prioritize work load to manage
time effectively and accomplish assigned tasks.
- Stress Tolerance: Ability to maintain stable performance under
pressure or opposition (such as time pressure or job
- Teamwork: Promote cooperation and commitment within a team
environment to achieve goals and deliverables.
- Thoroughness: Ability to ensure that one's work is complete and
- Proficient computer skills in basic email, phone, and text
- Proficient computer skills in Android OS; on tablet & smart
- Proficient computer skills in Citrix Applications.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Strong technical knowledge in Railroad Engineering, Railroad
Design, Railroad Construction, and Safety.
- High level of accuracy and attention to detail; well
- Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong client
- Ability to travel for extended periods of time; sometimes
month(s) at a time.
- Ability to successfully complete Federal, Client, and/or
Company Specific Training.
- Provide jobsite coordination.
- Provide clear and concise communication with Dispatchers, Train
Crews, other Railroad Personnel, and/or Contractor personnel.
- Provide clear, concise, and thorough job briefings with all
personnel on each job site.
- Enforce all Railroad, State, and Federal Policies.
- Identify rule violations and resolve in accordance with
Railroad, State, and Federal Policies.
- Enforce Contractor training requirements.
- Submit daily field reports detailing Contractor and/or Railroad
- Provide On-Track Safety in accordance with 49 CFR 214 Federal
Regulations for Class 1 Railroads, Regional Short Lines, Transit
Systems, State DOT Rail Divisions, Railroad Suppliers, Railroad
Contractors, and/or Railroad Consultants.
This job operates in a field environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.
- Must be able to hear, speak, read, and write clearly in
- Must be able to drive long distances and/or travel by other
modes as necessary.
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time and/or walk on
- Must be able to see up close, distances, colors and have use of
peripheral vision and depth perception.
- Must be able to tolerate extreme heat/cold temperatures.
- Must be able to tolerate dusty/noisy conditions.
- Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Assistant Division Engineer (ADE), Assistant General Manager
(AGM), Assistant Roadmaster, Bridge Inspector, Bridge Manager,
Bridge Maintainer, Bridge Supervisor, Division Engineer (DE),
Employee In Charge (EIC), Flagger, Flagging, Flagman, Flagmen,
Flagperson, Foreman, Foremen, General Manager (GM), Maintenance Of
Way (MOW), Manager Track Maintenance (MTM), Manager Track Projects
(MTP), Rail, Railroad, Railroad Project Manager, Railway, Railway
Project Manager, Roadmaster, Roadway Worker, Roadway Worker In
Charge (RWIC), Roadway Worker Protection (RWP), Safety, Signal
Inspector, Signal Maintainer, Signal Manager, Signal Supervisor,
Track Inspector, Track Maintainer, Track Manager, Track
All employees of all levels are to remain committed to safety at
all times while employed at National Railroad Safety Services, Inc.
(NRSS). As such, no job is so important and no service is so urgent
that we may not take time to perform all work safely. Simply put,
safety is our way of life. By placing safety first, we not only
ensure the wellbeing of our employees, customers, and communities,
but we hold true our commitment to being the leader in safety
throughout the Railroad Industry.
National Railroad Safety Services, Inc. (NRSS) is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Any candidate selected for
this position must be able to successfully pass
pre-employment/recurrent background checks, drug/alcohol testing,
and classroom training.
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