Rail Car Cleaner / General Labourer (Full-time Winter Seasonal Position)
Canadian Rail Car Cleaners Inc. - Alliston, ON

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Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Removal of dirt and debris from rail cars (year-round)
  • Removal of ice and snow from rail cars (winter months)
  • Opening and closing doors on rail cars
  • Lifting decks on multi-level rail cars
  • General yard cleanup and work site housekeeping
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Previous experience in an industrial / outdoor or related work environment is an asset
  • Good decision-making skills
  • MUST be Health & Safety conscious!
  • Must be able to work as part of a team
  • Driver's licence is preferred
  • Must have reliable transportation to work site
  • Must be able to pass railway industry safety testing and background check

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to exercise good balance and three-point contact to regularly climb ladders up and into various levels of rail cars, and cross between bunched rail cars
  • Regular bending, kneeling and crouching required
  • Regular reaching with arms and fingers and overhead lifting required
  • Required to operate equipment inside rail cars, such as back-mounted blowers
  • Must be comfortable with climbing, heights and confined spaces
  • Standing/walking throughout entire shift
  • Must be able to hear well enough to be aware of movement in rail yard and various communications devices

Work Environment:

  • Required to spend extended periods of time outside in hot and cold temperatures
  • Work hours may vary depending on schedule requirements
  • Subject to dust, dirt and loud noise

Position Information:

  • Full-time (up to 40 hours per week plus occasional overtime)
  • Seasonal position - expected duration or employment is November to March
  • Unionized work environment
  • Hourly wage is $14.18/hour

Interested candidates must send resume and cover letter to email provided. We thank all who apply, but due to time constraints only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About this company
CRCC provides quality cleaning services to the rail industry.