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RPFS Promotes Timmons to Manager of Rules Training

We are pleased to announce the promotion of David Timmons to Manager of Rules Training. In this new position, David will be in charge of rules training for our RWIC team as well as assisting with compliance and incident investigations. He will also be involved in training development and implementation of RailPros’ Part 243 and Train the Trainer programs. David began his career with RPFS in September of 2017 as an RWIC for the BNSF flagging team. Before joining our team, David worked for the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District in a variety of positions including Dual Certified Engineer/Conductor, Terminal … READ MORE >


New Supervisor Named to Canadian Pacific RWIC Team

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Stewart Spicer to Canadian Pacific (CP) Field Supervisor. In his new position, Stewart will supervise all aspects of the RWIC Operations on the CP property. He will work with the CP Property Manager in providing scheduling, quoting, job setup approval, payroll approval, RWIC audits, and many more responsibilities. Mr. Spicer has over 13 years of railroad industry experience working with various Class 1 railroads. He worked as a RWIC on the CP property for four and a half years before being promoted. We congratulate Stewart on his new position and look forward … READ MORE >


RailPros Welcomes New Director of HR

The RailPros family of companies is pleased to announce the addition of Dixon Myers as Director of Human Resources. Dixon will be responsible for the full range of human resources functions, including strategic planning, organizational development, and employee relations. Dixon is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience providing HR analysis and leadership. He has worked in a variety of industries including aerospace, manufacturing, oil and gas, and distribution. Most recently, Dixon served as Director of Human Resources for Anchor Fabrication Ltd. located in Fort Worth, TX. “Dixon’s has a successful track record of delivering HR and organizational … READ MORE >


New Field Supervisor named for UPRR

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Mellette to Field Supervisor for Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR). Chris will work closely with the current UPRR Property Manager providing scheduling, quoting, job setup approval, payroll approval, and RWIC audit duties. Chris has been a part of the RailPros RWIC team since September 2017. Chris is an experienced railroad professional having worked for UPRR for more than 20 years. He served as a track worker, crane operator, assistant foreman, and foreman for the railroad. Take a moment to wish Chris well on his new opportunity!


RWIC Team Announces New Supervisor to Support CN

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Propheter to Field Supervisor for Canadian National (CN). Brian will work closely with the current CN Property Manager in the daily duties of employee scheduling, job setup approval, payroll approval, RWIC audits, and project quotes. Brian has been working with the RailPros RWIC team since 2016. Before joining RailPros, he worked for several railroad construction companies providing leadership on the surfacing, section, and tie crews. Please join us in congratulating Brian on his promotion!


In-house Promotion Provides Key RWIC Leadership

RailPros Field Services (RPFS) is pleased to announce the promotion of Ellis Smith to Field Supervisor for Kansas City Southern (KCS). In his new position, Ellis will be assisting the KCS Property Manager in scheduling, quoting, job setup approval, payroll approval, RWIC audits, and other responsibilities, as needed.   Ellis has extensive railroad experience, including a 30-year career as Foreman and Track Supervisor for Union Pacific Railroad. Ellis has been working with the RailPros RWIC team since 2011.


RAILPROS ACQUIRES ROADWAY WORKER TRAINING, LLC

GRAPEVINE, TEXAS, January 19, 2018 RailPros, a leader in providing engineering and safety services in the rail and transit industry, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Roadway Worker Training, LLC (RWT) from R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC. RWT is based in St. Augustine, Florida and has three distinct business divisions—Roadway Worker Training, Railroad Protective Services, and Focal Point Productions. These combined RWT divisions employ more than 100 professionals focused on employee training, contract personnel for employee-in-charge/flagging services, consulting, and video production. “This opportunity provides a natural fit that will serve the rail industry, our customers, and the … READ MORE >


New Supervisor Named to Canadian Pacific RWIC Team

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Chad Smith to Canadian Pacific (CP) Field Supervisor. In his new position, Chad will supervise all aspects of the RWIC Operations on the CP property. He will be assisting the CP property manager in scheduling, quoting, job setup approval, payroll approval, RWIC audits, and many more responsibilities. Chad began his career with us in July of 2017. He most recently served as an RWIC on the CP team. Before joining the RailPros team, Chad served as a Conductor and Signalman on both the Wisconsin & Southern and the Union Pacific railroads. We … READ MORE >


New IT Manager Joins the Growing RailPros Team

RailPros Field Services (RPFS) is pleased to announce the addition of Nathan Rickett as our new IT Manager. Nathan will oversee the company’s computer infrastructure and related areas of concern. He will also manage RPFS’ network technology, IT security, and the software platforms. Nathan comes to RPFS from a petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company where he worked for the past seven years as their Systems Administrator and Helpdesk Manager.  In addition, he has held analyst, coordinator, and technician positions at a variety of companies in the DFW Metroplex. You can reach Nathan at extension 433 or Nathan.Rickett@railprosfs.com. … READ MORE >


New Manager Named to Lead KCS/KCT RWIC Team

We are pleased to announce the promotion of David Allen to KCS/KCT Manager. In his new position, David will supervise the KCS/KCT flagging team, manage scheduling, participate in project bidding, and interview potential new hires. He will also ensure that his team is fully equipped and current on all required training needed to perform their jobs effectively. David began his career with RPFS in May of 2015. He most recently served as a Field Supervisor for KCS/KCT. We congratulate David, and look forward to his continued success at RPFS.


 
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