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Rail Track Maintainer Job Openings by Canadian National Railway in Chicago

Canadian National Railway Recruitment 2020 - Canadian National Railway need a new worker to apply Rail Track Maintainer that will be placed in Chicago.

Canadian National Railway Job Vacancies 2020

Detail of : Rail Track Maintainer Job Opening in Chicago

Track Maintenance Enjoying physical labour and working outdoors as well as being safety-minded are vital to a career in rail operations at CN. If you like being part of a team and working in different locations every day, a rewarding career in track maintenance will appeal to you. Working on a crew, you’ll be part of an ever-changing, safety-first work environment that ensures our infrastructure is safe, sound and train-ready. At CN, the careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us! Role: Rail Track Maintainers work as key members of a crew inspecting, repairing and replacing rails, ties, switches and ballasts. To learn more about the job click here to view the video. Duties and Responsibilities: Critical performance areas include the following but may vary depending on location and circumstances: Remove and replace defective ties, rails spikes and anchors.
Prepare, use and maintain various common and specialized hand tools for assigned work.
Correct deviations in track surface, alignment and gauge.
Install and repair street crossings and railroad crossings.
Assist in the replacement or repair of items such as power-operated switches and insulated joints.
Unload or assist in unloading ballasts, as well as unload and distribute track material.
Sort used track material for loading (may load by hand).
Clear brush, vegetation, snow and litter from railroad right-of-way.
Establish and maintain drainage.
Clean up after work completion.
Understand and comply with track safety standards, Operating Rules and Safe work procedures.

Working conditions: Walking and working on uneven terrain and surfaces
Work shift work, as well as work away from home on various work cycles and occasional overtime.
Work at all locations across the region.
Work outdoors, which includes extreme weather conditions, involving physical work
Perform repetitive physical activities during the course of a shift.
Frequent lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 70 pounds.
Frequent climbing, balancing, grasping, and good eye-hand coordination
Comply with safe work procedures and policies.

Minimum requirements: Must be 18 years of age
Valid driver’s license
High School diploma or GED
Must meet all medical fitness for duty requirements for the position

The ideal candidate profile: Ability to work autonomously and adapt to different situations
Alert and prepared for unusual conditions or circumstances
Demonstrate good teamwork and maintain positive interactions with others
Dedicated to getting the job done while meeting established standards of quality, safety and client satisfaction.

Work location: Candidates must travel across the territory and work away from home for up to a week or more at a time in remote and often isolated locations. Training: Upon hiring, candidates will attend a one week on-the-job training at the CN Campus in Homewood, IL . Successful completion of the training program is mandatory in order to work as a Rail Track Maintainer. Union: Rail Track Maintainer is a unionized position. Wages, initiation fees, and monthly dues are required as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement. Preferred Qualifications: Relevant work experience in similar working conditions or regulatory/safety environment
Welding skills
Knowledge of signals or Railroad Operating Rules
Post secondary education
CDL, with air brake and hazmat endorsements
Experience operating heavy equipment and machinery

About CN CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada’s Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919. CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results. #IC CN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with

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Notes :
  • Only qualified candidates that meet with the above requirements would be processed in this recruitment.
  • Only qualified, short-listed applicants will be invited for furthers process.

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