Kansas City Southern Railway Assistant Bridge Supervisor in Slater, Missouri

Assistant Bridge Supervisor

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:Performs inspections of bridge structures to ensure compliance with KCS, AREMA, Industry Bridge Standards, and Federal guidelines. This position also supervises the construction, maintenance, repairs and/or renewal of bridges.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Some college preferred

  • Valid state issued driver’s license

  • Eight years working on railroad bridge maintenance, inspections and construction

  • Knowledge of railroad construction materials

  • Good communication skills and attention to detail

  • Technical and mechanical acumen

  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of KCS On Track Safety Rules, General Code of Operating Rules, FRA Title 49, Track Safety Standards Part 213, and Railroad Workplace Safety and Bridge Worker Safety Part 214


  • Inspect railroad bridges, arches and culverts. Analyze conditions of various types of structures and record in inspection books

  • Direct the continual maintenance of bridges, culverts and structures

  • Provide direction and effective supervision to all direct reports to ensure and promote safe and efficient work habits

  • Create and review various reports, such as bridge inspection reports, gang weekly activity reports, material reports, FRA reports, efficiency test, etc..

  • Prioritize repairs based on conditions

  • Manage bridge material at various locations for repairs

  • Ensure maximum quality performance with minimal delays and costs

  • Ensure the working reliability and performance of equipment

  • Provide assistance in planning of budgets

The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer/Veteran/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job Location

Slater, Missouri, United States

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