Privately owned, Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company (W&LE) is the largest Ohio based railroad and among the largest regional railroads in the country. Our service area includes 840 miles of track in Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. To learn more about us, visit our website at www.wlerwy.com.
Wheeling & Lake Erie is seeking a Bridge and Building Manager. This position will be responsible for directing and managing inspection, building, maintenance, and repair of railroad bridges of all types.
Primary duties include:
Provide technical expertise and make critical engineering decisions regarding bridges and structures.
Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
Overall responsibility for Bridge Management Program.
Inspect railroad bridges of all types.
Maintain inspection schedules & records.
Review and design repairs and modifications to bridge structures.
Read and understand engineering drawings.
Prepare cost estimates for projects.
Prepare documents needed for state funded projects.
Manage bidding, procurement, implementation of both state funded and non-funded projects.
Manage inspectors, work gangs, and contractors in all aspects of their jobs.
Respond 24/7/365 to bridge incidents.
Experience in railroad engineering.
A degree in civil engineering or related field and Professional Engineer licensure.
Achieving Professional Engineer licensure in Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
Knowledge and understanding of all regulations governing bridge management, inspection, repair, modification, evaluation.
Knowledge of AREMA permissible and forbidden procedures for maintaining and repairing structures.
Capable of performing work on structures.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Wheeling & Lake Erie provides a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, vacation and personal leave, 401(k), railroad retirement, profit sharing, discretionary bonuses, education support, and college scholarships for the sons and daughters of our employees.
About Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company
Privately owned, the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company (W&LE) is the largest Ohio based railroad and among the largest regional railroads in the country. Our service area includes 840 miles of track in Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.
W&LE currently has over 425 employees, serves over 135 customers and moves over 140,000 carloads a year. W&LE interchanges with three Class I carriers, and 16 regional and shortline carriers.
W&LE is strategically located in the Marcellus and Utica Shale natural gas and oil production areas in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
W&LE offers an ideal rail freight transport partner for your company to continue to grow and improve, with our wholehearted dedication to safety, customer service and efficiency.