Since 1902, we have 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 our employees is what drives our success as an organization. Each of our employees is recognized for their contributions, given the opportunity to broaden their skills with job training, and provided a safe working environment. Our commitment to our professional team extends beyond traditional benefits and focuses on creating an environment that reinforces the dedication we have for our customers and our shareholders.

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Focus on Your Development

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

  • Lunch and learn seminars

Dedicated to Excellence

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

  • Recognized as an IndustryWeek Best Plant over the following years:

    2011 - Pueblo, CO.:  IW Best Plants Profile 

    2014 - Vancouver, BC.:  IW Best Plant Profile 

    2015 - Magnolia, TX.:  IW Best Plant Profile 

  • 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

  • Our Business System creates a framework to help management organize and prioritize important programs behind the processes we believe are most critical to maximizing our success.

Commitment to Employees

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

  • Focus on safety

  • 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

  • Scholarships for children of employees

  • Pay linked to performance

Social Responsibility

  • Social Responsibility program allowing employees to request corporate charitable donations to non-profit organizations 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

    • Company sponsored volunteer days

Social Responsibility

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.

Great Benefit Program

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

  • A full selection of benefits including:

    • Excellent medical benefits. 

    • 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

  • Market leading 401(k) plan with immediate eligibility and 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

    • Vacation accrued from date of hire



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.

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