General Labourer

Irwin's Safety & Industrial Labour Services Ltd. - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

Apply Now

Cariboo Rail provides the vision, knowledge, capability, and leadership to take railroad concepts from concept to completion. We strive to work systematically and as one team to become to best track construction and maintenance company in North America.

We are currently looking for General Labourers for immediate full-time positions at various locations.

The primary responsibilities will be to provide general labour for track construction and maintenance for a variety of locations along the Canadian Pacific Railway. Labourers are required to adhere to safety protocols while preforming manual labour tasks as directed onsite. This fast-paced construction environment requires flexibility, attention to detail, and situational awareness.

Role & Responsibilities

This role involves Heavy Labour including but not limited to:

  • Swinging spike maul and sledge hammers for a shift
  • Lifting rails as part of a group, pulling and positioning ties
  • Shoveling ballast
  • Lifting track with hand and power jacks and tamping ballast under ties
  • Bending laying out plates and other rail otm
  • Changing rail

Work Environment

Candidates must be able to:

  • Work long hours, both day and night shifts are possible
  • Work In remote locations, often in a camp environment
  • Work away from home for long durations
  • Co-habit with another employee of the same gender in the accommodations provided

Qualifications & Characteristics

  • Able to pass a 13-panel drug and alcohol testing is mandatory
  • Criminal background check submitted through ERAIL system as mandated by our customers.
  • Previous labour experience in a fast-paced construction environment is an asset
  • Background in farm or ranch labour or upbringing is preferred
  • Strong attention to detail is a must
  • Possession of an unrestricted driver’s License is required
  • Personal vehicle is an asset

If you possess the skills and requirements outline above and are looking for a challenging career with a great company, apply now.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $23.00 /hour


  • construction: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Calgary, AB (Preferred)