Track Maintainer/Labourer
Canadian Pacific
Alberta
8d ago

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION :

You will be a member 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

View 'A day in the Life of a Seasonal Labourer' here : http : / / www.cpr.ca / en / careers / operations / engineering

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES :

  • Moderate to heavy physical labour on an assigned area of track. This work involves : Pulling track spikes, Applying rail anchors, Shoveling crushed rock, Bending & lifting up to 50 lbs on a regular basis, Repetitive tasks
  • Pulling track spikes,
  • Applying rail anchors,
  • Shoveling crushed rock,
  • Bending & lifting up to 50 lbs on a regular basis,
  • Repetitive tasks
  • An emphasis on safety is critical for all employees. This can be a high risk environment as you will be working around heavy moving equipment;
  • Employees must remain focused at all times and be willing to work in a team environment;
  • The work location is outdoors and, therefore, you will be working in all weather conditions (rain, direct sunlight, snow etc);
  • This position works shifts; start times are set on a weekly basis and may change daily if required. Daily work shifts can start at any time, night or day;
  • Will be required to be away from home and will stay in with meal allowance provided;
  • Work can be seasonal and employees may be laid off at the end of the work season. Employees will be called back as needed (and in seniority order) for the next work season.
  • POSITION REQUIREMENTS :

  • Must be at least 18 years of age;
  • Possess a High School diploma or GED;
  • A valid driver’s license is preferred;
  • A valid Class 3 license would be considered an asset;
  • A safety-oriented work ethic supported by experience within the labour industry;
  • The ability to follow instructions and rules and regulations;
  • Ability to work as a valuable member of a team;
  • Good written and verbal communication / comprehension skills are essential;
  • Must live within province of AB.
  • WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER :

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Medical Requirements : Background Investigation :

    The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances :

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Education verification
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