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Tamper Operator ($33.01/ Hour)
REQUISITION NUMBER:20171120-70501-001
HOME COMPANY:PNR RailWorks Pacific Region
COMPANY LOCATION:PNR RailWorks Pacific - Abbotsford, BC
Job Responsibilities:

Operates Tamper in a safe manner to perform maintenance and construction activities in the repair and rebuilding of track structure.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Able to demonstrate proficiency in all aspects of Tamper operations, track alignment and inspection.
  • Responsible to conduct mechanical & safety inspections as required and perform necessary maintenance and repairs
  • Responsible for various administrative tasks in regards to production reports, timekeeping, etc
  • Perform general labour with crew as required
  • Responsible to ensure compliance to all PNR and customer safety policies and procedures

Job Qualifications:
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Able to produce drivers abstract 
  • At least 5 years railway experience
  • At least 1 year operating Mark IV Tamper
  • Able to pass all required railway operating rules examinations
  • Able to secure eRailsafe certification
  • First Aid and WHIMIS are assets

Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

• Works at construction sites.
• Uses hands to handle and control materials, tools and vehicle controls.
• Sits for long periods of time in a closed vehicle.
• Uses repetitive motions.
• Uses close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
• Moves or lifts heavy equipment and objects up to 50 pounds.
• Uses eye-hand-foot coordination.
• Exposed to moving mechanical parts.
• Exposed to harsh weather conditions including very hot and very cold weather.
• Exposed to loud noise.

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.  There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

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