General Labourer - Prince George, BC
A&B Rail Services 2 reviews - Prince George, BC

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LOCATION: Prince George, BC & Surrounding Areas
EXPERIENCE LEVEL(S): Junior, Mid-Level, Senior
TYPES(S): Permanent, Full Time, Rotational Schedule



  • General labour, pulling spikes from rail by hand, hammering spikes into rail with various different types of hammers
  • Shoveling rocks and dirt for manual grading of surfaces and clearing ballasts.
  • Various loading and unloading of heavy materials such as tools and equipment (spikes, tie plates, joint bars etc.) to and from various vehicles and machines.
  • Clearing railway crossings of brush and tall grass using hand held tools and equipment
  • Removal of tie plates from the rail
  • Snow removal
  • Occasional driving of company vehicle
  • Other duties as assigned


  • General understand of how to operate small equipment such as, but not limited to rail saws, drills, grinders, puller, air compressor, bolter, and back pack blower
  • General understanding how to operate hand tools such as, but not limited to hammers, claw bars, drift pin, scythes, brooms, shovel, pick, and track jacks.


  • A high school diploma with at least 2 years full time work experience as a General A Valid Class 5 Alberta Operators License
  • Valid CSTS, First Aid, H2S Alive and Ground Disturbance level 2 courses are considered an asset.
  • Basic understanding of survey grades and construction methods.
  • Ability to read instructions, follow technical specifications and grade plans.
  • Ability to perform various types of physical labour including moderate to heavy lifting, standing, bending, shovelling, etc.
  • Sound understanding of safety regulations, safe work practices and work procedures and be capable of assisting in maintaining safe work sites.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Perform duties in inclement weather, with possible exposure to severe weather conditions.
  • Proficiency in the safe operation and maintenance of various related equipment and tools.
  • Ability to maintain concentration and mental alertness in a variety of situations.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and storage
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong stress management and time management skills


  • Competitive Pay
  • An industry leading comprehensive benefits program
  • The opportunity to work with a great team where Safety is an integral part of our culture

Please send your resume and a cover letter quoting “General Labour - Prince George, BC” in the subject line to:

Sarah Khan – Human Resources Generalist
Fax: 1-877-640-6458

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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