Railroad Maintenance of Way Specialist - PNW (19664)
Job Details
Oregon - Portland, OR
High School
Road Warrior
General Labor

RailPros is led and operated by an enthusiastic team of professionals with a history of service excellence. We understand that our employees drive our success that is why we are committed to employing the most experienced talented individuals, as well as promising newcomers into the industry.  RailPros looks for candidates who demonstrate dedication, discipline, and integrity. In return, RailPros provides competitive benefits and career advancement opportunities, from engineers to flaggers and project managers to trainers.  We are seeking MOW Specialists to join our growing team in/around Fresno/Bakersfield, Pacific Northwest, and Los Angeles or surrounding areas.   


Primary Duties:

The MOW Specialists will be responsible for ensuring that contractors build facilities in accordance with approved design plans and construction work plans.  The successful candidate will serve in a quality assurance roll to oversee the inspection done by the construction contractor.   Typical duties include: overseeing construction of bridges, culverts, underground and overhead utilities, track and embankment, access roadways.


Required Qualifications:

  • Computer skills for reviewing drawings and reading emails
  • Ability to read construction design drawings and work plans so that you can enforce the requirements contained therein
  • Driver’s license
  • Experience performing construction inspection or construction quality assurance in or near the railroad right of way for one or more of the following types of construction: bridges, culverts, underground and overhead utilities, railroad track and embankment, access roadways.
  • Knowledge of FRA railroad rules working near tracks
  • Willingness to travel to job sites as required


Why RailPros: 

Opportunity for growth/advancement – promotion/advancement from within.  Be a part of a niche and essential industry that has continued growth and has remained stable during COVID (pandemic).   Opportunity to be a part of exciting projects with a diverse and inclusive company culture.   We offer company paid training/testing, license/certificates (PE, PMP, etc.), Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, HRA, Accident Plan, Life Insurance, Disability, 401K, PTO, paid holidays and bonus opportunities.

* MISSION – Serving Our Customers: RailPros is dedicated to being the premier engineering and diversified safety services company to America’s rail and transit industry.

* VISION – Helping to Keep North America Moving: RailPros’ vision symbolizes our unique experience and dedicated approach to providing excellent service to the railroad and rail transit companies that move North America’s freight and improve people’s mobility and quality of life.


  • Hungry: We are driven to work as a team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and learning with a passion for action and excellence.
  • Humble: We have compassion for our customers and work to earn their trust and solve their problems.  We exist to help them succeed.
  • Nimble: We are continually aware of changes in the industry, and we adapt quickly to meet the needs of our customers.  Our talented and experienced rail people are available 24/7/365, we can mobilize and respond quickly, and we create and utilize the latest technology to provide exceptional service for our customers.



Equal Opportunity Employer

RailPros, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.