NEEDED IMMEDIATELY Railway General Labourer

IMC North America - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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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 Labourersfor immediate full-time positions at various locations.

Orientation is being held in Kelowna onMonday, September 9, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

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

Role & Responsibilities

This role involves Heavy Labourincluding 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 andotherrailotm
  • 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 labourexperience in a fast-paced construction environment is an asset
  • Background in farm or ranch labouror 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 Type: Full-time


  • unrestricted (Preferred)