Yard Switchman/Woman – Railway Transport

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 544843394
  • Open Date: June 17, 2022
  • Close Date: August 12, 2022
  • Organization: Cando Rail Services Ltd.
  • Sector: Transportation & Logistics
  • Business Location:Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Job Details
  • Experience: 7 months - 1 year
  • Job Vacancies: 1
  • Compensation: $25.00 per hour
  • Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Education: High school graduation certificate
Job Description
Job Duties and Tasks:
Switch cars according to instructions
Shovel ice and snow from track switch boxes
Operate machines and equipment
Operate car retarders, turntables and track switches
Patrol assigned track sections to identify and report damaged or broken track
Additional Skills
Train staff

Security and Safety
Driver’s validity licence check
Drug test

Work Site Environment

Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation
Own vehicle
Valid driver’s licence
Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment
Work under pressure
Handling heavy loads
Physically demanding
20/20 vision
Attention to detail
Hand-eye co-ordination
Ability to distinguish between colours
Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Bending, crouching, kneeling
Overtime required

Work Location Information
Rural area

Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills
Team player
Excellent oral communication

Health benefits
Health care plan
Dental plan
Paramedical services coverage

Long term benefits
Group insurance benefits
Life insurance
Other benefits
Maternity and parental benefits

Other benefits
Travel insurance
Employee Benefits Package
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