Website Canadian National Railway

Job Description:

Intermodal Spareboard employees work on call and are given a minimum of 2 hours notice before their shift as they do not have a preset schedule for the week. They normally perform the tasks of Helper/Attendant, Equipment Operator and Heavy Equipment Operator.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring proper container/trailer placement on rail cars
  • Performing various tasks to ensure proper placement and setup of containers and train cars.
  • Interpreting and completing paperwork associated with the loading/unloading of railcars and trailers
  • Performing basic hand and horn signals to guide the Heavy Equipment Operators in the performance of their dutie
  • Lifting, carrying, placing and removing inter-box connectors (IBCs) weighing 8 to 10 lbs
  • Driving pickup and hitch trucks, operating yard tractors, forklifts and small cranes
  • Performing various tasks to ensure the proper setup of guides on the rail cars
  • Lifting rail car hitches
  • Driving pickups and hitch trucks as well as operating yard tractors
  • Setting up rail cars, assisting heavy equipment operators in loading/unloading containers and emptying chassis/trailers to and from rail cars
  • Connecting and disconnecting gensets (portable fossil-fuel powered generators)
  • Shunting inbound and outbound loads to and from railcars for inbound/outbound trains
  • Placing, removing and locking/unlocking train connectors
  • Heavy Equipment Operator:
  • Loading reefers from carters

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Lift-truck operator certification
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Proficiency in the operation of lift-truck, up to 21,000 pounds (10,000 kg) capacity
  • Perform duties of Helper/Attendant, Equipment Operator and Heavy Equipment Operator
  • This job is considered safety sensitive so you need to have a drug test
  • Proficiency with shovels, rod/pry bars, sledgehammers, jackhammers, wrenches, hand/power drills, hand tools and technical instruments (meters), etc. If experienced, use of heavy equipment such as backhoe, trencher, and directional barring machine

Job Details:

Company: Canadian National Railway

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Montreal, Quebec, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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