Track Maintainer (Rotational Shifts)

Date: Jan 3, 2023

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 16544

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. 

 

Unionized position

$30.65/ hour to start, Benefits, Pension, Vacation, as well as lots of room for growth

 

Position Summary

 

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

 

 

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

 

  • Embrace our safety culture and adhering to industry and company policies and procedures
  • Repair and/or replace turnout components as needed, such as switch points, frogs, plates etc.
  • Repair and/or replace track components as needed, such as rail, ties, plates, spikes, timber crossings etc. 
  • Observes conditions of track, track beds, and track right-of-way to detect, report and repair problems or defects
  • Responsibly operates company vehicles and/or equipment and ensures all daily maintenance and inspections of the units are completed
  • Performs special duties as assigned by the Track Maintenance Foreman
  • Performs any administrative duties related to proper documentation as per PNR Quality Management System
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Subject to be entered into the On-Call rotation for Track Maintenance Department with additional compensation as per the CBA.

 

 

Required Skills and Qualifications 

 

  • A minimum of 1 years related experience in the railway industry.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of track maintenance.
  • Track Inspection Guidelines certification is an asset
  • Certified in Canadian Railway Operating Rules
  • Ability to apply positive track protection through Track Occupancy Permits
  • Ability to read and understand specific documents including schedules, standard railway plans and specifications.
  • Ability to understand and efficiently carry out instructions.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards, railway engineering safety regulations and safety precautions of the work being performed.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient use of computers, tablets etc.
  • Valid Ontario class G driver’s license

 

 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

 

  • Works outdoors and able to be exposed to all weather conditions including extreme hot and cold temperatures
  • Frequently stands, walks, climbs, balances, lifts, bends, and moves objects up to 50 pounds on uneven terrain
  • Exposed to loud noise.
  • Exposed to live track/trains and high voltage.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain concentration and mental alertness in a variety of situations
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills 

 

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 such as response to situations or repairs that may be outside of regular working hours which will be compensated accordingly as per the CBA

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.

PNR RailWorks Inc. is committed to fostering an equitable, accessible, and inclusive workplace. As such, PNR RailWorks Inc. will ensure reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process, including the interview. If selected for an interview, requests for accommodation can be confidentially made to a member of the recruitment team who will arrange in advance for reasonable and appropriate accommodation for fair and equitable assessment throughout the process.

All successful applicants must be in compliance with PNR RailWorks Inc. Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy, which will be provided prior to hire.