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Posted 6 days ago

17-47: Rail Road Labourer

Kidd Operations - A Glencore Company

Full-Time • Timmins Region


Primary Function

Works independently or as a member of a crew maintaining railway tracks and switches. Will also train to be a Railroad Operator relief and follow the line of progression with the collective agreement.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Railway Supervisor, the primary duties of this job include, but are not limited to:

Cleans switches, frogs and crossing;
Adjusts and inspects switches, installs or replaces worn or defective ties, rails, anchors, switch points and frogs, lifts and shims track, inspects and tightens splice bars and other track maintenance duties;
Gauges and lines tracks and applies anchors, checks for broken rails or other abnormalities;
Inspects and keeps culverts and ditches clean;
Observes passing trains carefully, and if any serious defect is seen, must promptly report it to the Supervisor or delegate;
Cut brush and keep right of way clean;
Performs lock outs & flagging duties when required.


The successful candidate must be physically fit and able to handle track maintenance work using hand tools such as shovels, picks, rail tongs, bars, track jacks, sledgehammer, spike maul and several pneumatic tools. The successful applicant may be required to pass a pre-placement medical.

We offer a competitive wage and bonus plan complemented by a comprehensive range of benefits. Relocation assistance is available to those who qualify. Candidates must ensure that progressive, sustainable improvements within the department are consistent with business objectives and our health, safety, environmental and community policies.

Kidd Operations is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information. Information will be used for recruitment and employment purposes only. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Job Expires: 2017-12-21

Contact Information

Kidd Operations - A Glencore Company

Fax: 705-267-8706
10050 ON-101, Porcupine, ON P0N 1C0, Canada

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