RailWorks Assistant Track Foreman (Rotational Shifts) in GTA, Ontario

Assistant Track Foreman (Rotational Shifts)

REQUISITION NUMBER: 20180921-72601-001

HOME COMPANY: PNR RailWorks Go Transit

COMPANY LOCATION: PNR RailWorks Go Transit - Mississagua, ON

BUSINESS UNIT/DEPT: OPERATIONS

JOB LOCATION: GTA, ON

Job Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Foreman and Superintendent, the Assistant Foreman assists in managing and directing a crew of workers to deliver a successful project by meeting or exceeding corporate and project goals for safety, quality, profitability, and schedule resulting in extreme customer satisfaction.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Embrace our safety culture and adhering to industry and company policies and procedures

  • Repair and/or replace turnout components as needed, such as switch points, frogs, plates etc.

  • Repair and/or replace track components as needed, such as rail, ties, plates, spikes, timber crossings etc.

  • Observes conditions of track, track beds, and track right-of-way to detect, report and repair problems or defects

  • Responsibly operates company vehicles and/or equipment and ensures all daily maintenance and inspections of the units are completed

  • Performs special duties as assigned by the Track Maintenance Foreman

  • Performs any administrative duties related to proper documentation as per PNR Quality Management System

  • Supports the Track Maintenance Foreman to ensure that proper resources are in place for the timely completion of work, including labor, tools, equipment and material.

  • Maintains a dedication to safety at all times by modeling, providing education and enforcing safe work practices and company policies and procedures.

  • Ensures that proper safety equipment is available and used by all field personnel.

  • Trains and motivates workers.

Job Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 1 years related experience in the construction industry.

  • Knowledge of all aspects of track construction and maintenance.

  • Ability to read and understand project specific documents including schedules, standard railway plans and specifications.

  • Ability to understand and efficiently carry out instructions.

  • Ability to supervise the work of others and clearly communicate instructions to crew.

  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work being performed.

  • Strong client relation skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.


Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements

  • Works outdoors at construction sites.

  • Frequently stands, walks, climbs, balances, lifts, bends, and moves objects up to 50 pounds.

  • Exposed to all weather conditions including very hot and very cold weather.

  • Exposed to loud noise.

  • Exposed to live track/trains and high voltage.

  • Ability to work rotating shifts

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.

PNR RailWorks is an equal employer committed to using hiring practices and providing a workplace environment that is inclusive and barrier free. If contacted throughout the selection process, please advise Human Resources in advance if you require accommodation for the interview process so you can be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received regarding accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Disabled)

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Railworks Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disabled)