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Track Maintainer/Labourer - CMQ - Sherbrooke

  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Req ID: 79985
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Department: Engineering
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Job Type: Full-Time
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Position Type: Union
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Location: Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Country: Canada
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">% of Travel: 30-40%
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"># of Positions: 3
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Compensation Rate: $19.40/hr to $27.62/hr
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Job Available to: Internal & External
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Deadline to apply: 12/03/2020


<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">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 to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">


<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"> PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">To safely maintain railway track within a specific territory in accordance with Transport Canada regulations and the policies of Canadian Pacific.


<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">  POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Track maintenance and renewal work;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Moderate to heavy physical labour such as; Pulling track spikes, applying rail anchors, shoveling crushed rock;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Use of hand tools and small machines, may be called upon to operate large track renewal equipment;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Standing, bending, and lifting for long periods of time;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Ability to lift tools and equipment of 50lbs or greater on a regular basis;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Repetitive tasks;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Comply with safety rules and regulations. Safety is critical when working around heavy moving equipment in a high risk environment;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Available to respond to emergent situations 24/7;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Work can be seasonal and employees may be laid off at the end of a work season. Employees will be called back as needed (in seniority order).


<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">High School diploma or GED equivalent;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">A safety-oriented work ethic supported by experience within the labour industry;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Previous experience in track maintenance or as a machine operator would be beneficial;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Valid Class 3 license or in the process of obtaining one would be preferred;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Mechanical or welding experience is desirable;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Must be able to perform physically strenuous work outdoors in all types of weather;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations, and perform tasks in accordance with those rules;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Good written and verbal communication skills are essential;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Familiar with shift work schedule, which may change based on operational needs and requirements or per collective agreement;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Available to travel and be away from home if required;
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Bilingual is preferred (English & French);
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Must live within 80 kms of Lac Megantic, QC.


<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:


  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Competitive company pension plan
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Annual Fitness Subsidy


<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Medical Requirements:
Operating safely is a core foundation of CP. Our commitment is to protect our people, customers, communities in which we operate the environment and our assets. We are also committed to a healthy and safe workplace. CP’s Alcohol and Drug Policy and Procedures (“Policy and Procedures”) support these commitments.   All new hires for a safety sensitive position will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol and drug audit assessment.
<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Pre-employment qualification drug test(s) are also required. 


<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"> Background Investigation:

<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:     

  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Criminal history check
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Reference check
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Education verification


<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").  



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