Rail Track Maintainers work as key members of a crew inspecting, repairing and replacing rails, ties, switches and ballasts.
Critical performance areas include the following but may vary depending on location and circumstances:
Prepare, use and maintain various common and specialized hand tools for assigned work.
Remove and replace defective ties, rails spikes and anchors.
Correct deviations in track surface, alignment and gauge.
Install and repair street crossings and railroad crossings.
Assist in the replacement or repair of items such as power-operated switches and insulated joints.
Unload or assist in unloading ballasts, as well as unload and distribute track material.
Sort used track material for loading (may load by hand).
Clear brush, vegetation, snow and litter from railroad right-of-way.
Establish and maintain drainage.
Clean up after work completion.
Understand and comply with track safety standards, Operating Rules and Safe work procedures.
For details & to apply, please go to: http://jobs.cn.ca/jobs/3476BR/Canada-Saskatchewan--Humboldt--Rail-Track-Maintainer#.UpZCXcKA2Uk
Please take note we do not accept any applications via email.
Skills and Abilities
- Significant use of memory
- Continuous learning
- Computer use
- Finding information
- Job task planning and organizing
- Critical thinking
- Decision making
- Problem solving
- Working with others
- Oral communication
- Document use
- Reading text
Major Work Area