Walsh is seeking a Track Superintendent to oversee railway track construction on the CTA Red Purple Modernization project.
Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning.
Reporting to the Track Project Manager, the Track Superintendent provides overall leadership for urban transit system trackwork construction. While doing so, the Track Superintendent oversees and manages all phases of railway track construction including coordinating labor, materials and equipment, supervising subcontractors, ensuring that specifications are being followed and that work is completed safely, on schedule, and within budget.
Participate in meetings with client, subcontracted engineering firms, and suppliers
Review project technical documents as delivered by engineering firms to ensure proposed technical solutions are competitive
Perform in-depth review of drawings, designs, and contract documentation
Working with the project team, develop process plans for all track operations, including equipment selection and procurement
Plan and supervise all construction efforts in the field to ensure work is performed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule
Monitor quality standards of all work, including subcontractor performances
Review weekly reports showing progresses made vs resources used and take any proper actions to ensure we meet our targets
Monitor job schedules and coordinate subcontractors' work and suppliers' deliveries and equipment needs, taking appropriate action as necessary
Ensure field personnel comply with project procedures, safety program, and work rules
Min. 10 years of transit system trackwork construction experience, including direct fixation trackwork
Min. 3 years experience supervising track construction crews
Experience with a Union environment is preferred
Self-motivated leader with strong communication and decision-making skills
Demonstrated knowledge of basic project controls, material management, and subcontractor management
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran
Internal Number: 2019-4136
About Walsh Construction
Founded in 1898, The Walsh Group is a fourth-generation family-owned business providing design, build, finance and operation for a wide variety of construction projects. We are consistently listed among the largest contractor in the United States, operating out of 20 strategically located regional offices across North America. Our three companies are united by a shared dedication to exceptional customer service, while upholding the highest standards of ethics, quality and safety.