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Company: PNR RailWorks
Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Construction, Housing, Real Estate


Job ID: 13828 

Position Summary

Operates Tamper in a safe manner to perform maintenance and construction activities in the repair and rebuilding of track structure.



Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Operates tamping machines to compact earth fills, foundation forms, and finished road materials, according to grade specifications.
  • Replaces materials such as rail, ties, switch components, crossing planks, and other track materials. 
  • Inspects and maintains trucks and attached apparatuses such as boom, hi-rail gear, tools, etc.
  • Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Performs equipment safety and maintenance checks, making emergency adjustments as necessary.
  • Takes actions to avoid potential hazards and obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, and falling objects.
  • Studies instructions, plans, and diagrams to establish work requirements.


General/Other Responsibilities and Duties


  • Drives machines onto truck trailers, and drive trucks to transport machines and material to and from job sites.
  • Keeps records of material and equipment usage and problems encountered.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned



Skills Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience operating heavy equipment in a construction environment.
  • A valid Commercial Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Driving Record. 
  • Experience using hand tools, power tools and hydraulic equipment.
  • Knowledge of and ability to adhere to safety requirements and procedures.
  • Ability to read and understand construction specifications.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • English language (written and spoken) required



PNR RailWorks Inc. is committed to fostering an equitable, accessible, and inclusive workplace. As such, PNR RailWorks Inc. will ensure reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process, including the interview. If selected for an interview, requests for accommodation can be confidentially made to a member of the recruitment team who will arrange in advance for reasonable and appropriate accommodation for fair and equitable assessment throughout the process.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with PNR RailWorks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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