Basem Muallem, P.E., a Caltrans veteran, has joined RailPros as Vice President and Inland Empire Area Manager and statewide Transportation Lead for California.
Muallem, who will be based out of the RailPros Riverside, Calif., office, spent 32 years at Caltrans, holding various positions including Deputy District Director for Maintenance, Program Management and Right-of-Way. He also served as Division Chief for Maintenance and Right-of-Way in Sacramento, as well as District 8 Director.
“We are pleased to welcome Basem to the RailPros Team,” said Ken Koff, RailPros President and CEO. “He brings a wealth of transportation knowledge to our expanding nationwide practice. His professional background, energy and can-do attitude aligns well with RailPros’ values. We are looking forward to Basem exercising his considerable skills in the service of our clients.”
RailPros, founded in 2000, describes itself as “a comprehensive provider of outsource services to the freight and transit/commuter rail industries. RailPros provides turnkey engineering, project/program and construction management, and flagging safety services to both public and private customers. In addition, RailPros has training and media production capabilities. Over the years, RailPros has continuously introduced new services to its customer base, furthering its position as a trusted and industry-dedicated technical services partner. Recognized as an industry leader, RailPros has rapidly expanded throughout the country, now servicing customers in all 50 states with an employee base of more than 650. RailPros has 14 offices nationwide, with headquarters in Irving, Tex.”