This is a field based position. The General Labourer, Fleet Operations is responsible for safely and efficiently supporting crew members who operate and maintain the railroad maintenance machines in accordance to guidelines set forth by the FRA, our customers, and Loram Maintenance of Way, LTD. (Loram).
THIS POSITION STARTS AT $18.00 (CAD) PER HOUR FOR NEW HIRES + OVER TIME
BONUSES of $500 after 3 months of continuous employment and another $500 after 6 months of employment!
Time and a half is paid after 40 hours per week. Typical work hours are 12-14 hours per day and 70-75 hours per week. Hours may be longer or shorter depending on operational needs.
Room for advancement: 90% of General Labourers who are employed with the company for 2 years receive a promotion in that time and 50% will have received at least 2 promotions.
Loram offers supplemental medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement government RSP with match, and many other benefits.
There is NO per diem for this position. Employees are responsible for all personal expenses including, but not limited to, food, phone and laundry. Loram does pay for hotel/motel rooms and all work-related travel to and from the job site (flights, buses, etc.).
1 – 2 Years: Demonstrated technical skills such as mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or machine operations
1 – 2 Years:Demonstrated ability to learn communicate verbally and in writing and learn best practices
*Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special licenses, other education, certification or professional memberships:
Certification: New Hire Training
Railroad: Maintain railroad safety training and certifications
Loram Operating Rules Certification
All Loram Required E-Learning, On the Job, and 3rd Party Safety Training
Machine Operations and Technical Knowledge
Communicating on the Job
The General Labourer completes their functional responsibilities in a consistent, professional, and values based manner, in order to demonstrate to the customer that Loram delivers unrivaled customer service in a safe environment.
Safety Awareness: Identifies conditions that affect employee safety and notifies the appropriate person; consistently upholds safety standards. Has knowledge of conditions that affect employee safety under normal conditions; identifies conditions that might cause health or safety hazards and assists in the removal of such hazards; understands most aspects of providing a safe environment.
Values Based: Recognized by others to as living and teaching the Loram values, and appropriately responds when others behave in opposition to the values.
Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learning; open to change; analyzes both succession and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
Action Oriented: Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive. Enjoys working hard; is full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging.
Since 1954, Loram has designed, built, operated and maintained some of the most sophisticated railroad maintenance machinery and services to freight and commercial railroads throughout North America, and around the globe.These machines, and the talented individuals who operate and maintain them, help keep railways safer and extend the life of the assets of the railways.As a leading supplier of track maintenance and friction management services and equipment we provide maintenance of way services to all Class I railroads and many short line, transit and commuter railroads. Loram has more than 175 machines and 2,100 friction management units located in 16 different countries.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.