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Genesee & Wyoming Track Inspector in Hondo, Texas



The person in this position inspects and monitors the functions of railroad track and structures to assure compliance with federal safety and health regulations among railroads, railroad employees, and contractors to railroads within an assigned geographical territory.


  • Inspect railroad track structure for compliance with railroad policy and federal/state regulations

  • Detect deviations from federal/state regulations

  • Implement remedial action on defects, pending repair

  • Repair or direct crews to repair or replace track-structure defects

  • Oversee/direct production gang work

  • Inspect completed work to verify conformance to government regulations

  • Prepare inspection reports for management and government compliance

  • Know and apply applicable rules, regulations, and policies, or have the ability to learn them

  • Perform special inspections of the track structure in times of severe weather or other events that may damage the railroad

  • Perform other tasks necessary to the efficient operation of the railroad

  • Manage other projects and perform other duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of FRA Track Safety Standards

  • Knowledge of Roadway Worker Protection rules

  • Willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions and temperatures

  • Willingness to work flexible schedules and work assignments and to travel to other parts of the railroad as necessary

  • Willingness to obtain CDL, if necessary


  • High school diploma or GED

  • One to three years of related work experience

  • Valid driver’s license required

  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL) preferred

    This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.

    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.