Track Maintenance Foremen

Cariboo Central Railroad Contracting Ltd.
Posted 16 days ago
Trail
$25–$30 an hour
Full Time

Job Description

The Track Maintenance Foremen is responsible for the maintenance of track components. The position leads crews to ensure that fixtures on the railroad work properly. The incumbent participates in inspecting, repairing, and replacing rails, ties, and switches.

Major Responsibilities

Inspect and maintain track structure and right-of-way to CN’s specifications Supervise and develop track forces to ensure quality maintenance and safe work performance Inspect track work on completion and approve track for service Maintain train operating restrictions in alignment with track standards Implement safety directives Assist in the development of safety programs and goals Remove and replace defective ties, rails spikes, and anchors Correct deviations in track surface, alignment, and gauge Install and repair street and railroad crossings Assist in the replacement and repair of items such as power-operated switches and insulated joints Help to unload ballast as well as unload and distribute track material Sort used track material for loading, which may be loaded by hand Clear brush, vegetation, snow, and litter from railroad right-of-way Establish and maintain drainage Clean up after work completion Comply with track safety standards, Operating Rules, and Safe work procedures Complete work, material inventory, and inspections reports Working Conditions

Must be available to work shifts, away from home on various work cycles, and occasional overtime Ability to work outdoors in various types of weather and environmental conditions, involving physical work Must be able to perform repetitive physical activities Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds (22 kg) frequently and up to 70 pounds (32 kg) occasionally Must have good eye-hand coordination and grasping Requirements

Foreman experience would be an asset Experience in similar working conditions High School Diploma or equivalent General Education Diploma (GED) Valid Driver’s License Knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) Collaborates with others and shares information Communicates with impact Sets direction and inspires others Leads by example for the safety and security of all Any experience/education/skills/knowledge for these above would be considered as an asset Salary: $25.00-$30.00 per hour

Ability to commute/relocate:

Trail, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required) Experience:

construction: 1 year (preferred) Work Location: One location

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