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 … 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.

RPFS Names New Director, RWIC Operations

We are pleased to announce the promotion of DJ Ezell to Director, RWIC Operations. DJ joined our team in March of 2014. He has served as a Field Supervisor and most recently, as the Field Manager for KCS. In his new position, DJ will work closely with flagging managers to ensure we are meeting the needs of our clients and RPFS quality expectations. As a member of management, DJ will play an important role in the hiring and training of RPFS associates, laying the foundation for continued long-term employee and project success.   Congratulate DJ as he begins this new opportunity

RailPros Hires Rick Bellew to Lead Safety and Training

We are pleased to announce that Rick Bellew has joined RailPros Field Services as our Assistant Vice President of Safety and Training. In this new position, Rick will direct the development and implementation of system-wide safety, health, and environmental initiatives in accordance with RailPros safety commitment, customer requirements, and governmental regulations.     Rick is an experienced railroad professional with over 18 years in freight and transit railroad, structures, equipment, safety, training, and compliance. Before joining RailPros Rick held leadership positions at multiple large railroad services companies, as well as the FRA and BNSF. In addition, Rick is a member … READ MORE >

RailPros Field Services Welcomes Ron Zullig

Ron Zullig recently joined the RailPros Field Services (RPFS) team as Manager of Communication and Signals. In this new position, Ron will oversee the RPFS Signal Department as we seek to expand RPFS’ signal inspection, maintenance, training, cutover, and testing services. Ron comes to RPFS with over 30 years of railroad experience. He is qualified in the repair, inspection, and maintenance of all grade crossing warning, train control devices, interlocks and communication facilities along the railroad system, and all aspects of train control construction. “Ron adds valuable signal experience and connections within the rail business,” Jim Marshall, Director of Field Services … READ MORE >

RPFS Continues Growth with the Addition of Terry Tate

June 2017 Terry Tate has recently joined RailPros Field Services (RPFS) as Assistant Vice President of Rail Operations.  In this position, Terry will focus on the expansion of existing projects and the development of new business ventures. Terry has over 35 years of experience in transportation operations management with Union Pacific and Southern Pacific Railroad. Terry most recently served as General Director of Quality Service for Union Pacific Railroad providing marketing, sales and business development leadership for the Western Region of the United States. “Terry brings extensive strategic development experience and business acumen to our company,” says Johnny Johnson, President … READ MORE >

RailPros Hires Chief Financial Officer

The RailPros family of companies is pleased to announce the addition of a key member to the Executive Management Team, as Stuart Hall joins us as our Chief Financial Officer. In this position, Stuart will be responsible for the financial direction of RailPros and RailPros Field Services (RPFS). Stuart is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of executive-level experience in financial, operations, and administrative management in the manufacturing, distribution, contract research, and professional services industries.  Most recently, Stuart served as Treasurer and Chief Operating Officer for Haag Engineering Co., a highly respected forensic engineering and technical consultancy firm serving … READ MORE >

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 >

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 >

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