Canadian National Railway based in Vancouver, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada is inviting applications from suitable applicants for the position of Labourer who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills.CN is a global transportation innovator and trade enabler. Every year, CN transports more than 300 million tonnes of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America, which is critical to the economy, customers, and communities it serves. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focusing on safety, sustainability, and our customers while delivering operational and supply chain excellence.

CN offers opportunities for skilled tradespeople who want to keep learning and growing their careers in a team-oriented, safety-focused environment. Working on cutting-edge equipment and train cars that transport freight from coast to coast, you’ll be proud to know you’re a part of what keeps the economy running. You’ll also be able to advance your skills with paid training. The careers we offer at CN are meaningful because the work we do is important. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Full time job.

Employer Name: Canadian National Railway
Position: Labourer
No. of vacancies: 10
Salary: $27.09/ hour
Employment type: Full time
Location: Vancouver, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada

Job Summary

  • The candidate will be responsible for a variety of tasks in a high-risk environment, such as operating heavy machinery and handling hazardous materials.
  • The candidate will be required to operate a variety of equipment, including a dolly, a high-pressure washing machine, a shovel, and a wheelbarrow.
  • The candidate will be required to drive a variety of vehicles such as trucks, forklifts, and cranes.
  • The candidate will be required to wear protective clothing and equipment.
  • The candidate will be required to work with soaps, caustic solutions, and fuel oil.
  • The candidate will be responsible for inspecting track, lubricating rolling stock wheel bearings, and maintaining switch signal lamps.
  • The candidate will be required to clear brush and tall grass from railway crossings using handheld tools and equipment.
  • The candidate will be expected to keep tools and equipment in good working order.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English or French language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of High School diploma or equivalent General Education Diploma (GED)
  • A candidate with vocational/technical training and/or knowledge of rail operating rules is an asset.
  • The candidate should have valid driver’s licence.
  • The candidate should be able to work independently, adapt to different situations, and manage stress.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should have ability to work with little supervision and maintain a high level of performance.
  • The candidate should have the ability to work quickly without compromising quality
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude
  • The candidate must be able to assess the condition of objects/parts for wear and/or defects.
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate must be able to remain calm in stressful situations

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate must be willing to work irregular shifts such as nights, weekends, holidays, and occasional overtime.
  • The candidate must be able to work both indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather and environmental conditions.
  • The candidate must be willing to bend, stoop, squat, and kneel for long periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to do overhead work.
  • The candidate must be capable of lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds (22 kg) and, on occasion, up to 85 pounds (39 kg).
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should have good hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate will be required to climb, balance, and grasp frequently.
  • The candidate will be subjected to heat, cold, water, oil, grease, battery acid, fumes, and noise.

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