RailWorks Construction Labourer in Guelph, Ontario

Construction Labourer

REQUISITION NUMBER: 20180910-72001-005

HOME COMPANY: PNR RailWorks Signals & Communication

COMPANY LOCATION: PNR RailWork Signals & Comm - Guelph, ON



Job Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Track Maintenance Foreman, the Track Laborer is responsible for successfully completing day-to-day tasks by meeting or exceeding corporate and project 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

Job Qualifications:

• A minimum of 2 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 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 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/Travel/Attendance 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 rotating shifts

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Disabled)


Railworks Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disabled)