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The L.B. Foster Company is committed to Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity by providing all individuals who express interest in employment with us the opportunity to participate without barriers. L.B. Foster Company provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to minorities, females, veterans and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

If you need an accommodation to assist you with this process please contact us by calling 412.928.5627. Please be sure to include the following: name, address, email, phone, your preferred method of contact (email/phone) and any questions/comments.

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People Want to Work at L.B. Foster

Since 1902 L.B. Foster has been providing superior products and services to our customers. That same level of commitment extends to our employees, who experience first hand a culture of respect, value and pride in the accomplishments we achieve together as an organization.

Valuing the employee is what drives our success as an organization. Employees are recognized for their contributions, given the opportunity to broaden their skills with job training, and provided a safe working environment. Our commitment to our employee team extends beyond traditional benefits and focuses on creating an environment that reinforces the dedication we have for our customers and our employees.


L.B. Foster recognizes the importance of benefit programs that provide security and well-being for our employees and their families.

  • Excellent medical benefits
  • Market leading 401(k) profit sharing plan with immediate eligibility and immediate company match
  • Profit sharing plan with eligibility after one year
  • Wellness program
  • Vacation policy allowing employees to defer up to 5 vacation days to use in the next calendar year
  • A full selection of benefits including:
      –– Dental
      –– Vision
      –– Long term disability
      –– Short term disability
      –– Life insurance
      –– Supplemental life insurance
      –– Dependent life insurance
      –– AD&D insurance
      –– Flexible spending accounts
      –– Paid holidays
      –– Employee assistance program
      –– Adoption benefit


We believe the best way to grow as an organization is to develop our workforce by providing career advancement opportunities and employee training initiatives that encourage the personal growth of our workforce. L.B. Foster provides learning opportunities throughout the year for employees across the organization.

  • Corporate-wide development initiatives
  • Succession planning
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • e-University
  • Internal job posting system
  • Lunch and learn seminars


L.B. Foster will keep getting better. We use state of the art methods to ensure continuing process improvement.

  • Listed as a Forbes Top 200 company
  • Winner of Pittsburgh HR Association’s People Do Matter Award
  • Pittsburgh Business Times Finalist: Manufacturer of the Year
  • Dedicated to Six Sigma and LEAN manufacturing
  • Noted for manufacturing excellence in New York Times’ best selling book Five Key Principles of Corporate Performance Management
  • Noted with a dedicated chapter in World At Work’s book Innovative Excellence recognizing employee practices


Recognizing and rewarding employee contributions comes in many forms at L.B. Foster. We acknowledge our employees throughout the year for the dedication and commitment they demonstrate each day.

  • Comprehensive on-boarding process
  • Communication program to keep you abreast of company performance
  • Employee appreciation initiatives
  • President’s award (quarterly and annually)
  • Service award program with unique alternatives such as children’s textbooks, exercise equipment, family portrait
  • Employee referral program
  • Focus on safety
  • Scholarships for children of employees
  • Pay linked to performance


L.B. Foster is committed to the communities where our employees live and work. We expect our company and employees to have a meaningful and positive impact on our neighbors and friends.

  • Social Responsibility program allowing an employee to request a corporate charitable donation to a non-profit organization with which they are active
  • Opportunities to raise money for charitable causes requested by employees
  • Corporate support of community organizations, including:
      –– United Way Day of Caring
      –– United Way Fund Raiser
      –– Daffodil Days for the American Cancer Society
      –– Race for the Cure, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research

NOTICE: Federal law requires L.B. Foster Company to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. L.B. Foster Company will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For more information see the documents below.

E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S.Department of Homeland Security