Track Foreman

Etihad Rail


Ref: OP242-09

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Track Maintenance Foreman is responsible for the execution of the track maintenance plan, evaluating the needs for each maintenance action and the day-to-day supervision of the Track Maintenance Team.

• Plans, coordinates and executes all activities of the Track Maintenance Team, including spot re-railing, spot re-sleepering, cutting and grinding rail and turnout replacement and repair
• Supports the Track Maintenance Team’s works scheduling and follow-up service
• Evaluates the needs for each maintenance activity
• Communicates with the Track Maintenance Supervisor and the Infrastructure Planner in regards to set plans and progress made
• Carry out PS, PIC and WS duties
• Ensure a safe working environment for all employees and Contractors operating in Etihad Rail


Academic Qualifications:
• School Certificate or equivalent

Professional Qualifications:
• Recognized knowledge of track maintenance
• Knowledge of track geometry
• Full driving license

• Relevant industry experience
• Experience in writing reports

Other Skills:
• English as first language or advanced level of written and verbal skill
• Good planning skills
• Good communication and interpersonal skills and a proven ability to motivate, direct employees and critically assess performance of employees
• Ability to work in a multicultural team

About the Company

Etihad Rail was established in June 2009 under Federal Law no. 2, with a mandate to manage the development, construction and operation of the UAEs national freight and passenger railway network.

The railway network will be built in phases to link the principal centres of population and industry of the UAE, as well as to form a vital part of the planned GCC railway network linking the six countries of the GCC: The Kingdom of Bahrain, The State of Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and UAE.

Built to international standards, Etihad Rail's state-of-the-art network will act as a catalyst for economic growth and sustained social development. Once complete, the railway will redefine logistics and transport in the region; thus providing a modern, safe, efficient and sustainable network which will connect the UAE and its regions to its neighbouring GCC countries.

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