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Train Conductor Is Needed In Mactier, ON

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Train Conductor Is Needed In Mactier, ON

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Salary: $107,000 a year
Job type: Full-time

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Conductor Training Class – No Experience Required!

Earn $85,000 in your first year working as a qualified conductor. The average conductor earns approximately $107,000 annually, with the ability to make up to $140,000

  • Req ID: 100426
  • Department: Operations Eastern Division
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: Mactier, Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 03/03/2023

POSITION DESCRIPTION:Are you looking for an exciting career? Becoming a Train Conductor is the perfect career for you! As a Train Conductor you will start your rewarding long term career at CP.

As a Train Conductor you will work as a member of a train crew that will assist with switching cars, making or splitting up trains in yards, or moving cars between yards, sidings or tracks;

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POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Work in either train or yard service depending on their seniority;
  • Carry out specific instructions detailing a train’s route and specific movements;
  • Handle the switching of cars, including coupling and uncoupling cars, and is able to lift out coupling device;
  • Observe, interpret, and relay signals and other indications affecting movement of train;
  • Signal crew members for movement of the engine or train using specific signals, or radio to indicate when to start, stop, back-up, set or release air brakes;
  • Provide flag protection and relays signals to trains in an emergency situation, as stipulated in the operating rules;
  • Move on and off moving or stationary equipment while train is performing industrial, station, or yard switching;
  • Ride moving car by hanging onto grab irons or ladder, sometimes for extended periods of time;
  • Fill out forms including train orders and switch lists and prepares required clear and legible reports;
  • Work irregular hours, including holidays, weekends, days and nights and for periods of time up to 12 hours;
  • Must be constantly alert to changing conditions and events and take safe and responsible action as required.
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POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Graduation or General Equivalency Diploma (GED);
  • 3 to 5 years’ work experience with a demonstrated safe work record;
  • Valid full/graduated driver’s with no restrictions is required;
  • Must be at least 18 years old;
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude;
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision;
  • Able to take action and/or make decisions affecting security/well-being of others, i.e. alerting others to unsafe conditions;
  • Must have good spatial ability with regard to a sense of layout and space, together with an ability to judge speed and/or distance of moving objects;
  • Able to communicate effectively both oral and in written;
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to operate as a contributing member of a team;
  • Must be prepared to work weekends and shifts – on call 24 hours/day with 2 Hours’ notice depending on location, (with exception of Annual Vacation);
  • Work may require extended time away from home;
  • Must be able to pass the required examinations, read and understand safety instructions, books of rules, instructions and regulations, timetables, bulletins, waybills, placards, and other written or printed material;
  • Must be prepared to work in adverse weather conditions;
  • May be required to lift up to 80 lbs.
  • Must be able to cross the United States border for work purposes;
  • Must be able to obtain a passport.
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