Track Laborer (Canada) - Ontario, New Brunswick, Novia Scotia, Canada

Currently not accepting applications
Duties include, but are not limited to: 
Participate in group discussions including unit meetings, job briefings, safety meetings or process reviews 
  • Remove and replace track and track components (e.g. ties, rails, bars, etc.) 
  • Replace or repair track switches with specific components 
  • Slide and align tie plates 
  • Drill holes through rails for insertion of bolts and tighten or loosen bolts at joints that hold ends or rails together 
  • Cut rails to specific lengths 
  • Receive instructions, requests, orders, and information 
  • Adjust, lift, and roll rails 
  • Sort track material for loading and unloading 
  • Install and repair street and railroad crossings 
  • Cut brush and vegetation from the right-of-way 
  • Spray switches, angle bars and joints with oil for lubrication 
  • Install and remove rail anchors with hand tools 
  • Drive spikes with a spike maul 
  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries 
  • Snow Removal 
  • Ability to walk on uneven surfaces 
  • Ability to climb in and out of various equipment 
  • Ability to lift 50lbs with or without reasonable accommodations 
  • Exposure to loud noises 
  • Stoop / bend / kneel / crouch / balance / climb on an occasional basis 
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions 
  • Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat factor on an occasional basis 
  • Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, safety-toe boots, gloves and safety glasses 
  • Respirator when required 
  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work 
  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Outside work experience (e.g. construction, heavy equipment operation, farming, landscaping) 
  • Must maintain reliable transportation to get to and from job sites 
  • Complete annual training and pass safety and track worker rules examinations 
  • Must pass all required assessments 
  • 18 years of age or older 
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Management reserves the right to revise this job description at any time to add or remove tasks as circumstances change, (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments). 
Wage Type: Hourly 
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