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Proud to Welcome David Fitzwater as Senior Project Manager

RailPros Field Services is pleased to announce the addition of David (Dave) Fitzwater, PE, as Senior Project Manager. Dave brings over 32 years of engineering and management experience, with the past 20 years concentrated in the heavy freight railway sector. Dave has managed many large multi-discipline, multi-million dollar projects for both public and private clients throughout the United States. He joins the team from another national railroad engineering firm, where he served as Associate Vice President. RailPros Field Services President, Johnny Johnson, stated, “We are excited to welcome Dave to our design and project management team. He brings great experience, … READ MORE >


RailPros Field Services to Exhibit at the UDOT Annual Conference Booth 713

From November 1-3, 2016 RailPros Field Services will be exhibiting at the Utah Department of Transportation’s (UDOT) Annual Conference. UDOT is being held in Sandy, UT at the South Towne Exposition Center. RPFS will man booth 713 with staff available to answer questions and discuss industry trends with attendees. The conference is geared toward transportation professionals and provides educational programming and various networking events. RailPros Field Services’ team of engineers and utility permitting professionals lead the way for infrastructure projects on or near railroad facilities. At booth 713 attendees have the opportunity to discuss upcoming projects and enter to win a Yeti … READ MORE >


Kory Taylor Joins RailPros Field Services as Director-Intermodal and Facilities Engineering

Rail Pros Field Services is pleased to announce that Mr. Kory Taylor has joined the team as Director – Intermodal and Facility Engineering. Kory has extensive industry experience with over 15 years of railroad construction, line expansion, intermodal and automotive yard design, grade separations, fueling facilities and platforms, capital facility replacement and maintenance, and program management. His experience also includes project management and oversight, business development and planning, intermodal and hub operations, construction management, service design, long and short term budget planning, operational analysis, maintenance-of-way, and transportation studies. At RailPros Field Services, Kory will manage all aspects of Intermodal and Automotive … READ MORE >


RailPros Field Services Welcomes Jason Barton!

RailPros Field Services is pleased to announce that Jason Barton has joined our firm as ‘Assistant Vice President- Construction Management’.  Jason brings over 24 years of various engineering experience. Jason’s extensive rail experience includes Construction Management, Project Controls, Utility Coordination, and Railway Systems Engineering contracts to the BNSF Railway, Union Pacific Railroad, and various short-line railroads in Texas as well as Houston Metro. At RailPros Field Services, Jason will be working closely with the RPFS management team to develop and implement strategies that quickly identify opportunities for pursuits and staffing projects, as well as encourage cross-selling that will ultimately bring new opportunities to … READ MORE >


RPFS Utah Office Has Moved

Our Utah office has moved. We are excited for this new space in Layton! The new address is: 360 S Fort Ln, Ste. 3A Layton, UT 84041 Pictured above: (left to right) Shawn Marshall, Ryan Hillam, and Paul Ackerson


RailPros Field Services Releases FRA 213/214 App for Mobile Devices

RailPros Field Services’ mobile device app for FRA 49 CFR part 213 is now available from both Android and Apple devices. The app brings the current regulations in an easy to follow format that is searchable. The app provides convenience that track professionals can appreciate. With the app there is no more searching for a printed version of the regulations or locating a version to only find it is out of date. RailPros Field Services provides updates to the app as rules and regulations change. RailPros Field Services President, Johnny Johnson, said, “We originally looked to provide an easy to use electronic … READ MORE >


RailPros Field Services Welcomes Ken Koff!

RailPros Field Services is pleased to announce that Kendall (Ken) Koff has joined our firm as Senior Vice President. Mr. Koff brings over 30 years of railroad experience, including extensive railroad management experience with both Class I and regional railroads. He is an expert in railroad engineering, having led hundreds of projects involving bridges, yards, tunnels, and other facilities. Additionally, he has experience directing company operations having served in a variety of senior operating roles. He most recently worked with Omnitrax as Senior Vice President, Engineering and Capital Projects. Ken is focused on managing our existing operations and will support the ongoing expansion into several … READ MORE >


RailPros Field Services Wins BNSF California High Speed Rail Contract

We are proud to announce that we have won the BNSF contract for design review of construction documents for the California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA). Our Project Manager, Dan Davis, leads the team which has already started reviewing submittals and supporting BNSF at meetings with CHSRA. The review team consists of a group of talented individuals from RPFS and our sister company, RailPros, with expertise that ranges from track and structures to signals and overhead power transmission systems. The construction documents are for proposed high speed rail work between Merced and Bakersfield on or near BNSF’s Stockton and Bakersfield … READ MORE >


RailPros Field Services Welcomes Shawn Marshall!

RailPros Field Services is pleased to announce that Shawn Marshall, PE has joined our firm as Freight Rail Project Manager. Shawn brings over 10 years of engineering experience, including construction management, track design, facility design, and utilities design. He has worked on numerous BNSF and UPRR projects including yard expansions, and mainline wyes, as well as intermodal and auto facilities. He has experience working with cities and government agencies and understands the intricacies associated with railroad projects and the many shareholders involved. Located in our Ogden, UT office, Shawn is focused on further developing our company’s operations in the Utah and … READ MORE >


Texas Office Now Open!

RailPros Field Services is excited to announce that our new office in Grapevine, Texas is up and running! This office is led by Johnny Johnson and John Yarbrough. The office is located at 1705 West Northwest Highway, Suite 150, Grapevine, TX 76051. Ph – 877.315.0513


 
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