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Reporting to a Track Supervisor, the Track Maintainer/Flagman is responsible for the execution of various railway track maintenance and/or track rehabilitation activities in a group of 2 to 5 employees. This is a full-time permanent opportunity based out of Ottawa, Ontario.
Key Responsibilities and Functions
- Vegetation Control (grass/brush) using gas powered hand equipment;
- Repair of deficiencies in the track structure under the direction of a Track foreman;
- Removal and replacement of defective rails, railway crossties, rail fastenings and other rail infrastructure components;
- Maintenance of at grade public and private road crossings;
- Minor repairs to asphalt surface of at grade public road crossings;
- Assist in unloading ballast and distributing track material;
- Installation of signage within railway right of way;
- Minor repairs to right of way fencing;
- Snow clearing from railway turnouts (switches) and other key track and right of way components – Winter;
- Maintain various hand tools for assigned work
- Operation of medium duty equipment (if qualified);
- Other related tasks as required.
Required Skills and Qualifications
- 3 years of previous Railway experience in a comparable role;
- Valid driver’s license of “G” classification (Ontario) or higher;
- Ability to read/write/speak English;
- Safety minded work ethic;
- Ability to work autonomously and adapt to different situations
- Demonstrate good teamwork and maintain positive interactions with others
- Transportation to starting work location;
- Must be able endure repetitive physical work activities and lift and carry approximately 60lbs;
- Good understanding in track standards and track safety requirements (asset);
- Computer skills (office suites, form entry, other) (asset);
- Trade Training and certification applicable to the position (asset);
- Ability to read/write/speak French (asset);
- Safety Training and certifications (asset);
- Available to work on various work cycles with occasional overtime
- Willingness and ability to work both day, evening shifts and weekends
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Siemens Mobility is the global market leader for mobility solutions that enable the efficient, safe and ecofriendly transport of people and goods – and help improve the quality of everyday life for millions of people around the globe. Our range of offerings includes rail vehicles, rail automation, road traffic management systems and rail electrification. Our data-driven services offer customers unrivaled value-added in the rail sector. Our intelligent mobility solutions increase the availability of infrastructure, optimize throughput and create a new quality of passenger experience. We call this Ingenuity for Life.
Making a difference together we raised $$385,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 38 non-profit organizations and planted 660 trees in our local communities. Siemens Canada has 2,500 employees from coast-to-coast and 24 office and production facilities across Canada. Join our team of approximately 293,000 talented professionals in more than 190 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together. So, what are you waiting for? Take your next career step with us.
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While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Organization: Siemens Mobility
Company: Siemens Mobility Limited
Experience Level: Early Professional
Full / Part time: Full-time
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