Ref: OP242-03

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Track Inspector is responsible for inspecting the track, switches and related infrastructure, including the access road and the loading/unloading terminals to ensure that the structures are safe for railway traffic. Main duties as follows:

• Inspects the track efficiently including switches and related infrastructure
• Records and interprets the results of the inspections and creates notifications of any track defects and unsafe conditions
• Logs the identified defects into the SAP asset management system and generates work orders
• Determines if the line is subject to speed restriction
• Ensures a safe working environment for all employees and Contractors operating in Etihad Rail
• Ensures that the assets are kept safely in accordance with the Asset Management Strategy of the Operations JV
• Communicates with the supervisor efficiently about necessary track repairs
• Represents the Structure Engineer at meetings as directed


• Candidate must have proven experience working in track maintenance for at least 5 years and must be competent in writing inspection reports.
• Experience working in heavy haul railway maintenance is preferred.

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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