Track Laborer - Bensenville, IL

  • Req ID: 74992
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: Bensenville, Illinois
  • Country: United States
  • # of Positions: 4
  • Compensation Rate: $23.08 - $25.67 per hour
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 10/31/2019

 

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit cpr.ca/en/about-cp.

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

To safely maintain the physical railway track within a specific territory in accordance with guidelines set forth by the FRA and Canadian Pacific.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Track maintenance and renewal work;
  • Uses hand tools and small machines and may be called upon to operate large track renewal equipment;
  • Standing, lifting, squatting for long periods of time;
  • Ability to lift tools and equipment of 50lbs or greater.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to travel and have adequate transportation;
  • Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations and perform tasks in accordance with those rules;
  • CDL license or in the process of obtaining one is preferred;
  • Mechanical and welding experience is desirable;
  • Must be able to perform physically strenuous work outdoors in all types of weather;
  • Available to respond to emergent conditions  24/7/365;
  • Abnormal working hours and times, may change per the collective bargaining agreement;
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

 

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

Medical Requirements:
CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is considered a safety sensitive position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical evaluation that includes a vision, hearing, drug screening and pre-employment physical.

 

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:    

  • Criminal history check
  • Last 7 Years employment history
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Social Security number verification

 

CP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.