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Track Machine Operator- Quebec- ERB
  
This is a Employee Referral Bonus Job.
A&B Rail Services’ has launched an On-Board Reward Program! This On-Board Reward Program is a one-time CASH BONUS that may be available to candidates hired into one of our designated positions listed on the A&B Rail Services Career page. For more details on these positions or for more information regarding the On-Board Reward Program check out our careers website for A&b Rail.

WHO WE ARE: 
At A&B Rail LTD., our work is getting and keeping Canada’s railway operators in motion – safely and sustainably! We work coast-to-coast, in every railway sector, and on any size project. Our commitment is service excellence and offering our clients exceptional value.  Within our team, we call this Doing It Right!

IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • This position will require travel throughout Eastern Canada for extended periods of time working in all weather conditions.
  • Preference will be shown to candidates that reside in the region.
  • Due to the physically demanding nature of the position, candidates will be required to undergo a fitness test as a condition of employment.


  • MAIN PURPOSE:
    Ensuring safety is a priority, Track Machine Operators work in a team environment to build and maintain railways in numerous locations across Canada by operating one or more specific machine such as a spiker, speed swing, loader, backhoe or other on the railway track as per the operator’s manual.  Daily inspections and minor repairs are also completed.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ensuring safety is a priority to self, fellow workers, the general public and the assets of the company and following policies and procedures set out by the company
  • Operate one or more specific machines such as but not limited to; spiker, speed swing, loader, backhoe or other on railway track as per the operator manual
  • Daily walk around inspection if machine, general housekeeping of machine and minor repairs to machine when necessary to ensure safe operation
  • Daily administration of log books, job briefings etc. 
  • Compliance to track rules and instructions according to CROR
  • Assist with manual labour when necessary
  • Communicate effectively over radio f
  • Meet productivity level requirements set out by supervisors/foremen
  • Other duties as assigned

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
    The successful candidate for this role will demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
  • Ability to operator required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills including listening, writing and speaking
  • Good client service and public interaction skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Self-motivation
  • Good hand and eye coordination

  • JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • High school diploma or equivalent is considered an assit
  • Minimum 6 months experience working in railway or construction industry
  • 1 season machine operator experience required
  • Class 5 Driver’s License required, Class 1 Drivers License required to operator a Boom truck
  • CROR required (will train)
  • Basic hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers
  • Basic mechanical aptitude required
  • Clear criminal record preferred
  • Clean drivers abstract preferred
  • First Aid, Fall Arrest, GEI, Forklift Loader, Specific Machine Operator Certification is an asset (will train)<
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs unassisted
  • WHAT WE OFFER:
  • 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 Systems LTD. Is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment that embraces the diversity of the citizens we serve across Canada. We encourage all people to apply to our job postings, including members of the four designated groups. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process