Railway Labourer - Positions Across Canada
Remcan Projects LP
Chatham-Kent, ON
4d ago

REMCAN Projects LP. (REMCAN) is a full-service contractor for the railway industry. Our mission is to deliver safe, cutting edge, and environmentally sustainable maintenance and construction services to railway track owners and operators across Canada.

A career in the railway industry is dynamic, challenging, and most importantly, rewarding. If you’re looking for a safe, inclusive, and exciting work environment with excellent opportunities for development and advancement, apply for a job at REMCAN!

REMCAN Projects LP (REMCAN) is currently hiring qualified Railway Labourers across Canada and is planning ahead for its 2021 Maintenance and Construction Season!

As a Railway Labourer, you will work as part of a team performing moderate to heavy physical labour building and maintaining the track and surrounding materials.

Duties can include replacing and repairing various track components including rails, railway ties, fences and adjusting the alignment and the surface of the track as well as responding to emergencies and track outages.

PLEASE NOTE : This job will require travel throughout multiple cities in your province with the possibility of other cities in your part of the country.

For example : if you are located in BC, you will be working throughout BC and possibly Western Canada when needed. If you are located in ON, you will be working throughout ON and possibly Eastern Canada).


Between physical labour, heavy machinery, and emergency repairs, railway maintenance and construction can be a tough environment.

Which is why, at REMCAN, we look after our crew and take the time to carefully train and prepare you for life on the tracks, with the following additional perks.

Our mission is to deliver safe, cutting edge, and environmentally sustainable maintenance and construction services to railway track owners and operators across Canada. We offer :

Competitive salary and benefits package

Paid safety and hands-on job training

Career growth opportunities

Challenging projects and learning environment

Group RSP with company matching program

The opportunity to work with a team where safety is an integral part of our culture

This role is a Safety Sensitive position and pre-employment drug and alcohol testing will be required. Candidates considered for employment MUST pass all required pre-employment testing and agree to be monitored as prescribed by government rules and regulations governing fitness for duty.

As an employee involved in rail operations, impairment in the workplace could result in a significant incident involving the health, wellness, and safety of yourself, your colleagues, and members of the general public.


  • Valid G / 5 / 5F / etc Class license
  • Able to produce a driver’s abstract
  • Able to pass pre-employment medical and drug screening
  • Must pass e-RailSafe Canada workforce compliance system
  • Able to pass all required railway operating rules examinations
  • First Aid and WHIMIS are assets
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to work unsupervised as well as in teams
  • Able to work all types of shifts as required
  • Able to work in various weather conditions all year round (hot & cold)
  • Ability and willingness to travel to remote work locations as required
  • Maintain REMCAN safety guidelines & policies at all times
  • Please attach a resume to your application OR ensure you fill out the previous work history section*

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