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Bridge Laborer (296149-841)

Genesee & Wyoming - Lyons, Georgia

Posted: 12/13/2018

Performs the duties involved with the maintenance repair activities surrounding the Maintenance of Bridge functions.  Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's safety policies and applicable laws. Works with direction from the Bridge Foreman and/or General Manager. 

  • Performs day-to-day activities of a bridge crew
  • Unloads and/or assists in unloading and distribution of materials (rail, ties, spikes, etc.)
  • Corrects deviations in bridge surface, aligns and gage
  • Installs and repairs wood tussles and wood structures
  • Operates tools such as rail saw, track wrench, spike maul, tie adz, and claw bar as needed
  • Must have knowledge of Roadway Worker Protection Regulations
  • Must be familiar with the FRA fall protection regulations as well as G&W’s internal policy regarding bridge safety

Required Skills

  • Analysis and Problem Assessment - identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Interpersonal/Communications Skills - focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; speaks and writes clearly and listens to get clarification
  • Customer Focus - responds promptly to customer needs and solicits customer feedback to improve service
  • Initiative - volunteers readily; asks for and offers help when needed
  • Integrity - builds trust by treating customers, peers and others with integrity
  • Technical Skills - strives to build knowledge and skills
  • Teamwork - balances team and individual responsibilities    
  • Attendance and Punctuality - is consistently at work on time
  • Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles
  • Database and Computer Skills

Required Experience

  • Education Required or Equivalent Experience: High School Diploma or GED
  • Related Experience Required: 2 years work experience
  • Related Experience Preferred: Experience with heavy hand tools; previous work experience outdoors
  • Registration / Certification Required or Preferred: CDL preferred, or ability to get CDL within 90 days of hire
  • Must have a valid driver’s license


Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


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Lyons, Georgia, United States

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