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Marc Cañas

Marc Cañas, G.I.S.P.
Vice President /
Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Cañas is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, certified in GIS (Geographical Information Systems) with an emphasis in GIS deployment in Rail Engineering environments. He has over 24 years of experience in railroad track systems design, maintenance and construction management, including 5 years with the Southern Pacific Transportation Company where he acquired knowledge in railroad signal systems and railroad dispatching systems installation, maintenance and Federal and State regulatory compliance. Mr. Cañas subsequently gained experience in track design and inspection, along with Federal and State regulatory compliance, respectively. Mr. Cañas has experience with rail projects of varying complexities, including grade crossing modifications, grade separations, shooflies, siding extensions, double track/triple track projects and intermodal/classification yard projects, both expansion of existing facilities and Greenfield planning, among several other project types, with specific responsibilities ranging from section design to project and program management. Mr. Cañas has the additional responsibility of overseeing JLP's communication and information systems company-wide.