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Signal Helper

Company: Genesee & Wyoming
Location: Putnam
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


The person in this position repairs, maintains, and tests signal systems and inspects the construction and installation of signal systems. The signal systems include automatic-block signal systems, traffic-control systems, train-stop, train-control, and cab-signal systems; rail-highway grade-crossing protection, automatic classification yards, hot-box detectors, broken-flange detectors, and other similar devices, appliances, and systems.


  • Inspect and test signal circuitry, using standard electrical and/or electronic testing equipment
  • Inspect, test, and maintain batteries to ensure proper operation of signals
  • Inspect, test, and maintain signal equipment such as grade-crossing warning devices, power switches, and switch air unit controllers
  • Compile reports including mileage or track inspected, tests performed, and repairs made; replace required equipment when needed
  • Operate rail or highway vehicle for transportation to wayside locations to install, inspect, test, and maintain or repaired grade-crossing warning systems, signals, and signal equipment
  • Manage other projects and perform other duties as assigned


  • Ability to read schematic diagrams in maintenance and instruction manuals and to understand mechanical principles


  • High school diploma or GED with one to three years of related technical experience/training; or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training required
  • Associate's degree with one to three years of related technical experience/training or an equivalent combination a plus

Providence and Worcester Railroad Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Keywords: Genesee & Wyoming, New England , Signal Helper, Other , Putnam, Northeast

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