Cando Rail Services Ltd.

Yard Switchman/woman - Railway Transport

Job description

Tasks

  • Train staff
  • Operate car retarders, turntables and track switches
  • Operate machines and equipment
  • Patrol assigned track sections to identify and report damaged or broken track
  • Shovel ice and snow from track switch boxes
  • Switch cars according to instructions

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Other benefits

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Team player

Other benefits

  • Travel insurance

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Drug test

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage

Work Setting

  • Rural area

Work Site Environment

  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Noisy
  • Outdoors

Language

  • English

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