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John Young

Executive Vice President
John Young came to RailWorks in 2014 in the role of Executive Vice President. He is responsible for leading U.S. Track operations, comprised of RailWorks Track Systems, RailWorks Track Services and RailWorks Maintenance of Way, as well as corporate safety, equipment and project management departments. John has leadership capabilities and extensive experience in transportation and heavy civil works projects developed over 20 years working for the United States Army and several contractors, including Kiewit and Zachry Construction. In his most recent role as Senior Vice President at Zachry Construction, John contributed to its geographic expansion, revenue growth and exemplary safety performance while implementing operational best practices. John earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology and later completed the Executive MBA program at the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.

Leadership Team

RailWorks Corporation

President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President, Tax
Vice President – Information Systems & Technology
Vice President, Business Development

Transit & Systems

President, L.K. Comstock & Company, Inc. – New York Division President, RailWorks Transit, Inc.
President, L.K. Comstock National Transit, Inc.


Vice President, RailWorks Maintenance of Way
Vice President and General Manager
Senior Vice President, North America Track
Senior Vice President, North America Track