Construction Labourer (Night Shift - $26.70/Hour)

Date: Jan 3, 2023

Location: Lower Mainland, British Columbia, CA Abbotsford, British Columbia, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 16624 

PNR RailWorks is the leading subcontractor in new rail construction and rail maintenance in Canada, covering projects from new track construction, maintenance to large signalling upgrade projects. With the rail industry continuing to grow, we are looking for experienced individuals in the electrical and civil construction fields. This is a unionized position that comes with a competitive hourly wage, benefits, pension plan, vacation and career progression.


Wage: $26.70/Hour


Job Summary

Reporting to the Track Foreman, the Track Laborer is responsible for successfully completing day-to-day tasks by meeting or exceeding corporate and project goals for safety, quality, and schedule, resulting in customer satisfaction.


Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Embrace our safety culture and adhering to industry and company policies and procedures
  • Able to perform general manual labour tasks lead by the foreman.
  • Ability to learn to operate small mechanical tools such as a saw and drill.



  • Ability to understand and efficiently carry out instructions.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work being performed.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Pass a pre-employment test


Physical Requirements

  • Works outdoors at construction sites.
  • Frequently stands, walks, climbs, balances, lifts, bends, and moves objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Exposed to all weather conditions including very hot and very cold weather.
  • Exposed to loud noise.
  • Exposed to live track/trains and high voltage.
  • Ability to work Days, Afternoons and Nights
  • Travel Required


This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.  There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.


PNR RailWorks are to using hiring practices and providing a workplace environment that is inclusive and barrier free. If contacted throughout the selection process, please advise Human Resources in advance if you require accommodation for the interview process so you can be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received regarding accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with PNR RailWorks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law.