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RailWorks Assume Leadership Roles in RSSI, REMSA


RailWorks is North America’s leading rail infrastructure solutions provider, and our decades-long experience underscores our commitment to the rail industry. We are proud of our history, proud of our projects, proud of our safety record, and proud of our employees. Effective January, two of our executives will further underscore RailWorks’ dedication to the advancement of the rail industry when they assume prominent leadership positions with major industry associations.

Tim Orlandi, Vice President of RailWorks Signals and Communications, is the incoming president of RSSI. Orlandi, who has been with RailWorks since 2012, has had a distinguished career in the rail industry. Orlandi’s career started with CSXT as a Signal Maintainer in western Pennsylvania in 1980, rising to Assistant Chief Engineer of Signals. “RSSI is committed to represent its member companies with pride and professionalism. That is a task that RSSI, as a whole, and I, as President, take very seriously,” Orlandi said. 

Jay Gowan, RailWorks Senior Vice President of Regional Operations, is the incoming chairman of REMSA. Gowan is a third-generation railroader with more than two decades of experience in the industry. Gowan joined RailWorks in 2008, after stints of increasing responsibility at Ohio Central Railroad, Atlas Railroad Construction Company, Hartford & Associates, Roadway Worker Services, and Harsco Rail. “I’m looking forward to continue working with REMSA and its members to represent the needs and interests of rail product manufacturers and suppliers,” Gowan said.