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Railroad Construction Director

Plan and coordinate activities of workers engaged in railroad construction.

What does a Railroad Construction Director do?

Plans and coordinates activities of workers engaged in constructing, installing, inspecting, and maintaining railroad track and rights-of-way within assigned district of railroad: Plans work assignments and schedules. Requisitions supplies and materials to complete construction projects. Dispatches workers and equipment to scenes of accidents and impassable roadbeds or tunnels to repair damage and restore service. Investigates accidents, defective tracks, and obstructions to rights-of-way and issues restorative work orders. Prepares reports stating causes of accidents or concerning condition of tracks and issues recommendations to prevent future accidents, damage, or track deterioration. Recommends construction of new tracks.