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Signals Supervisor- Ontario
Reporting to the Signals Manager, the Signals Supervisor is responsible for managing and directing a crew of workers to deliver a successful project by meeting or exceeding corporate and project goals. The Signal Supervisor must ensure safety, quality, profitability, and scheduling, resulting in customer satisfaction. 

  • An emphasis on safety is critical for all employees. This can be a high risk environment as you will be working around heavy moving equipment
  • Review all contracts, project documentation and plans to ensure that the work in the field is built to the most recent specifications and scope of work
  • Pre-plan work activities with Superintendent to develop best means and methods, including safety action plans
  • Plan the day to day operations on the assigned project, and ensure that proper resources are in place for the timely completion of work i.e., labor, equipment and materials
  • Take responsibility for crew performance as related to company goals, safety audits, administration of company policies and procedures. Conduct tailgate meetings. Initiate follow-up action as necessary including training, orientation, discipline, etc.
  • Conduct daily briefing with crew to review production goals, performance feedback, safety and schedule, hazards and to solicit feedback from the workers
  • Maintain a dedication to safety at all times by modelling, providing education and enforcing safe work practices, company policies and procedures. Ensure that proper safety equipment is available and used by all field personnel
  • Communicate with the Project Superintendent, Project Manager and customer to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Perform a variety of related administrative tasks such as production reports, timesheets, equipment logs, inspection rep[orts, change orders and updating project files
  • Provide coaching and instruction to all crew members
  • General labor duties as required

  • Basic understanding of survey grades and construction methods
  • Ability to work with MS applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Ability to read instructions, follow technical specifications and grade plans.
  • Ability to perform various types of physical labour including moderate to heavy lifting, standing, bending, shovelling, etc.
  • Sound understanding of safety regulations, safe work practices and work procedures and be capable of assisting in maintaining safe work sites
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Perform duties in inclement weather, with possible exposure to severe weather conditions
  • Proficiency in the safe operation and maintenance of various related equipment and tools
  • Ability to maintain concentration and mental alertness in a variety of situations
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and storage
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong stress management and time management skills

  • A high school diploma with at least 1 year full time work experience as a General Labourer
  • Education or experience in Electronics/Electrical is considered an asset
  • Previous railway or construction experience is considered an asset
  • A Valid Operator’s License
  • Valid CSTS, First Aid, H2S Alive and Ground Disturbance level 2 courses are considered an asset
  • Competitive Pay
  • An industry leading comprehensive benefits program
  • The opportunity to work with a great team where Safety is an integral part of our culture

  • We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    A&B Rail Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer