Now Hiring | Signal Construction Crewman

Role description

Rio Grande Pacific Technology Inc. (RioTech) is looking to add a Signal Construction crewman to our growing team. The primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to; the preparation, assembly, installation, and testing of Wayside Signal Systems and Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Systems. This crew will be headquartered out of the Riotech office in Fort Worth, Texas.


  • Participate in a job briefing specific to each location and task, 
  • Inspect all hand and power tools to ensure proper operation,
  • Inventory project material,
  • Coordinate all utility locates as well as subcontractor work (IE. boring, commercial power),
  • Safely install all signal appliances specific to each project (IE. bungalow, foundations, and signal cables, etc.),
  • Build, weigh, and torque flasher/gate assemblies and/or Wayside Signal assemblies,
  • Bond all track connections and joints, 
  • Perform all in-service testing & cutover,
  • Document all tests being performed,
  • Other tasks as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate required.
  • Valid Texas driver’s license required; this must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Pass motor vehicle report review.
  • Previous signal construction training or experience preferred.
  • Physical requirements:
    • Pass pre-employment physical, medical evaluation and drug screen.
    • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity.
    • Ability to occasionally exert strong force (50 – 100 pounds) and to move comfortably, including stooping, bending, kneeling, or occasionally climbing a ladder.
    • Ability to walk extended distances over uneven terrain.
    • Requires working outdoors in all climate conditions.
    • Knowledge of construction equipment operation a plus.
  • Detail-oriented individual with excellent problem solving and time management skills.
  • Ability to stay on a task and meet important deadlines.
  • Outgoing, self-motivated team player.
  • Complete and maintain all required safety certifications and testing on an annual basis.

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