The NRC’s annual Field Employee of the Year Award recognizes a field employee employed by a contractor member companies who exhibits exemplary performance during the year.
The purpose of this award is to recognize and honor the rail contracting employee who has demonstrated the most dedication and excellence in his/her field The NRC Field Employee of the Year goes above and beyond what is required of him/her on a regular basis, demonstrates innovation and perseverance, is a team leader, and a great asset to the company. He/she must also possess a strong commitment to safety and customer satisfaction.
2019 - Shelby Conrad, Track Manager, Skanska USA
2017 - Phil Hutton, Track Manager, Universal Rail Systems (URS)
2016 - Greg Dunn, Project Manager, Herzog Contracting Corp.
2015 - Dennis Riggs, General Superintendent, Railroad Construction Company of South Jersey
2014 - Mike Spalding, Track Superintendent, Stacy and Witbeck
2013 - Craig Almont, Hamilton Construction
2012 - Dave Friehl, General Superintendent/Construction Manager, Herzog Contracting Corp.
2011 - Anthony MacIsaac, Railroad Construction Company
“Attendance at the NRC annual conference has been invaluable. The updates from the chief engineers at the various railroads give our company insight into what work we can anticipate in the pipeline for the upcoming year. This, along with the strong networking opportunities amongst individuals across the entire railroading community, make this an event that I look forward to year after year.”
Regional Sale Manager
Steel Dynamics Sales North America, Inc.