Track Machine Operator

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Canada

A&B Rail Services Ltd

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 RightIMPORTANT NOTES: This job will require travel throughout Northern British Columbia for extended periods of time. This job will require working in all types of weather conditions.

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, operators work in a team environment to build and maintain railways in numerous locations across Northern British Columbia. An Operator will be in charge of one or more specific machines; such as a spiker, speed swing, loader, backhoe or other equipment as needed. 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 a railway track as per the operator manual A daily walk-around inspection of the machine, general housekeeping of machine and minor repairs to the machine when necessary to ensure safe operation Daily administration of logbooks, job briefings etc.

Compliance to track rules and instructions according to CROR Assist with manual labour when necessary Communicate effectively over the radio Meet productivity level requirements set out by supervisors/foremen Other duties as assignedKNOWLEDGE, 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 operate 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 coordinationJOB REQUIREMENTS: A high school diploma or equivalent is considered an asset Minimum 6 months experience working in the railway industry 1 season machine operator experience required Class 5 Driver’s License required, Class 1 Drivers License required to the 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 unassistedWHAT 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 Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.BCNJob Types: Full-time, PermanentSalary: $33.54-$36.44 per hourBenefits: Company pension Dental care Disability insurance Employee assistance program Extended health care Life insurance Vision careSupplemental pay types: Overtime payApplication question(s): Are you willing to submit to pre-employment testing? (As a condition of employment all employees are subject to drug and alcohol, vision and hearing testing. All safety-sensitive positions are subject to drug and alcohol, vision, hearing and a 50 lbs fit test) Do you have a full valid Driver’s License?Experience: Rail Road: 1 year (required)Work Location: On the road


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