Current Opportunities

Operators

MAIN PURPOSE: Ensuring safety is a priority, operators work in a team environment to build and maintain railways in numerous locations across Canada by operating one or more specific machine such as a tamper, regulator, spiker, speed swing, extractor, plate jack or other on the railway track as per the operator’s manual. Operators must also ensure compliance with all governed regulations such as DOT.  Daily inspections and minor repairs are also completed.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensuring safety is a priority to self, fellow workers, the general public and the assets of the company and following policies and procedures set out by the company
  • Operate one or more specific machines such as but not limited to; tamper, regulator, spiker, speed swing, kribber, extractor, plate jack or other on railway track as per the operator manual
  • Daily walk around inspection if machine, general housekeeping of machine and minor repairs to machine when necessary to ensure safe operation
  • Daily administration of log books, job briefings etc. mandated by law ensuring compliance with governed regulations of transportation such as DOT logs when applicable
  • Compliance to track rules and instructions according to CROR
  • Assist with manual labour when necessary
  • Communicate effectively over radio following CTC standards
  • Meet productivity level requirements set out by supervisors/foremen
  • Other duties as assigned

SKILLS KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
  • Ability to operator required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills including listening, writing and speaking
  • Good client service and public interaction skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Self-motivation
  • Good hand and eye coordination

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 6 months experience working in railway or construction industry
  • 1 year machine operator experience required
  • Class 5 Driver’s License required, Class 1 Drivers License required to operator a Boom truck
  • CROR required (will train)
  • Basic hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers
  • Basic mechanical aptitude required
  • BMO training required
  • Clear criminal record preferred
  • Clean drivers abstract preferred
  • First Aid, Fall Arrest, GEI, Forklift Loader, Specific Machine Operator Certification is an asset (will train)
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs unassisted

Please send your resume and a cover letter quoting “Operator” in the subject line to:

Sarah Engley – HR Coordinator

Email: humanresources@abrail.com

Fax: 1-877-640-6458

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Foreman

 

MAIN PURPOSE: Reporting to the Superintendent or Project Manager, the Foreman is responsible for managing and directing a crew of workers to deliver a successful project by meeting or exceeding corporate and project goals. The Foreman must ensure safety, quality, profitability, and scheduling, resulting in customer satisfaction.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review all contracts, project documentation and plans to ensure that the work in the field is built to the most recent specifications and scope of work
  • Pre-plan work activities with Superintendent to develop best means and methods, including safety action plans
  • Plan the day-to-day operations on the assigned project, and ensure that proper resources are in place for the timely completion of work i.e., labour, equipment, and material
  • Take responsibility for crew performance as related to company goals, safety audits, administration of company policies and procedures. Conduct tailgate meetings. Initiate follow-up action as necessary including training, orientation, discipline, etc.
  • Conduct daily briefing with crew to review production goals, performance feedback, safety and schedule, hazards, and to solicit feedback from the workers
  • Maintain a dedication to safety at all times by modeling, providing education and enforcing safe work practices, company policies and procedures. Ensure that proper safety equipment is available and used by all field personnel
  • Communicate with the Project Superintendent, Project Manager, General Contractor and customer to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Communicate with sub-contractors to coordinate work, goals, etc.
  • Perform a variety of related administrative tasks such as production reports, timesheets, equipment logs, inspection reports, change orders, and updating project files
  • Perform other related administrative or project based duties as assigned
  • Provide coaching and instruction to all crew members
  • Other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3-5 years railway experience; 1-2 years in a similar role
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s license or equivalent
  • Valid certification in Canadian Railway Operating Rules
  • Training in First Aid, WHMIS, Confined Space, CSTS, and other mandatory courses as required
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills
  • Organize, develop, and communicate schedules and goals to crew members
  • Strong customer relations skills
  • Use computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Perform physical work in a field environment including bending, lifting
  • Safe use of hand and power tools
  • Excellent vision and hearing
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Lead a team and motivate workers
  • Exercise sound judgment and give clear direction
  • Work effectively in a team environment as a contributing team player

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive Pay
  • An industry leading comprehensive benefits program
  • The opportunity to work with a great team where Safety is an integral part of our culture

 

Please send your resume and a cover letter quoting “Foreman” in the subject line to:

Sarah Engley – HR Coordinator

Email: humanresources@abrail.com

Fax: 1-877-640-6458

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Administrative Assistant – Maternity Leave – 1 year contract

A&B Rail Services

A Canadian Railway Service and Project Solutions Company

Administrative Assistant

At A&B Rail Services, our work is getting and keeping Canada’s railway operators in motion – safely and sustainably! We work coast-to-coast, in every railway sector, and on any size project. Our commitment is service excellence and offering our clients exceptional value.  Within our team, we call this Doing It Right!

We proudly operate with a family of Universal companies under the banner of Universal Rail Systems.  Each company features a unique specialization, a cross-Canada presence, and a commitment to living and reflecting our overall company values and service-focused philosophy.

At A&B Rail Services, we are currently seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant to support our Production, Construction, and Maintenance Teams.

This Administrative Assistant will be responsible various administrative tasks such as collecting weekly timesheets, preparing and inputting data for the processing of payroll, booking flights and hotel accommodations, and preparing agendas, taking meeting minutes and following up on actions for departmental meetings. The Administrative Assistant will have a proven academic excellence, strong technical ability, and passion for client services that will enable us to further establish our position as one of the leading Railway Contractors throughout Canada.

The successful candidate for this role will demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

  • A high school diploma with a minimum of 2 years’ of administrative experience (equivalencies with experience will be considered)
  • An office administration or equivalent program diploma would be an asset
  • Experience in a unionized environment is an asset

At A&B Rail Services we offer competitive compensation packages, challenging work scopes partnered with a highly skilled and experienced team of professionals with a proven track record.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply with their cover letter and resume to:

Sarah Engley – HR Coordinator

Fax: 1-877-640-6458 Email: humanresources@abrail.com

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

A&B Rail Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Signals Foreman

                                                                                                                                          A&B Rail Services Ltd.

A Canadian Railway Service and Project Solutions Company

                                                                                                                                              Signals Foreman

At A&B Rail Services, our work is getting and keeping Canada’s railway operators in motion – safely and sustainably! We work coast-to-coast, in every railway sector, and on any size project. Our commitment is service excellence and offering our clients exceptional value.  Within our team, we call this Doing It Right!

 We proudly operate with a family of Universal companies under the banner of Universal Rail Systems.  Each company features a unique specialization, a cross-Canada presence, and a commitment to living and reflecting our overall company values and service-focused philosophy.

At A&B Rail Services, we are currently seeking Signals Foreman out of our Bolton, ON location who will be is responsible for managing and directing a crew of workers to deliver a successful project by meeting or exceeding corporate and project goals.  The Signal Foreman must ensure safety, quality, profitability, and scheduling, resulting in customer satisfaction.

The successful candidate for this role will demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

  • Valid Ontario G Driver’s license or equivalent
  • AZ or DZ an asset
  • Machine operator experience an asset
  • Boom truck certificate and experience an asset.
  • High School Diploma
  • Railway or construction experience would be an asset.
  • Valid certification in Canadian Railway Operating Rules.
  • Training in First Aid, WHMIS, Confined Space, CSTS, and other mandatory courses as required.
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Organize, develop, and communicate schedules and goals to crew members.
  • Strong customer relations skills.
  • Use computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Perform physical work in a field environment including bending, lifting.
  • Safe use of hand and power tools.
  • Excellent vision and hearing.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Lead a team and motivate workers.
  • Exercise sound judgment and give clear direction.
  • Work effectively in a team environment as a contributing team player.

At A&B Rail Services we offer competitive compensation packages, challenging work scopes partnered with a highly skilled and experienced team of professionals with a proven track record.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply with their cover letter and resume to:

Anisa Hossain– HR Coordinator

Fax: 905-951-8667  Email: humanresources@abrail.com

                 We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

                                                                                                                       A&B Rail Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 


Signalman

                                                                                                                               A&B Rail Services Ltd.

A Canadian Railway Service and Project Solutions Company

 

                                                                                                                                        Signalman

At A&B Rail Services, our work is getting and keeping Canada’s railway operators in motion – safely and sustainably! We work coast-to-coast, in every railway sector, and on any size project. Our commitment is service excellence and offering our clients exceptional value.  Within our team, we call this Doing It Right!

 We proudly operate with a family of Universal companies under the banner of Universal Rail Systems.  Each company features a unique specialization, a cross-Canada presence, and a commitment to living and reflecting our overall company values and service-focused philosophy.

At A&B Rail Services, we are currently seeking a Signalman out of our Bolton, ON location who reports to the Employee-in-Charge, Signal Maintainer/Mechanic, Lead Hand, and Foreman. The Signalman program has multiple levels.  Signalman 1 leads to possible promotion to Signalman 2, 3, and 4. Signalman 1 is a merit level position, performing duties as required under supervision.

The successful candidate for this role will demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

  • AZ or DZ an asset
  • Machine operator experience an asset
  • Boom truck certificate and experience an asset.
  • A high school diploma with at least 1 years work experience
  • A Valid Operator’s License
  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Previous electronics training would be an asset.
  • Previous railway or construction experience would be an asset
  • Know and comply with customer specific Safety Rules, Practices and Policies.
  • Has demonstrated the ability and willingness to merit advancement.
  • Valid CSTS, First Aid, H2S Alive and Ground Disturbance level 2 courses are considered an asset.
  • Basic understanding of survey grades and construction methods.
  • Ability to read instructions, follow technical specifications and grade plans.
  • Ability to perform various types of physical labour including moderate to heavy lifting, standing, bending, shovelling, etc.
  • Sound understanding of safety regulations, safe work practices and work procedures and be capable of assisting in maintaining safe work sites.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Perform duties in inclement weather, with possible exposure to severe weather conditions.
  • Proficiency in the safe operation and maintenance of various related equipment and tools.
  • Ability to maintain concentration and mental alertness in a variety of situations.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and storage
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

 

At A&B Rail Services we offer competitive compensation packages, challenging work scopes partnered with a highly skilled and experienced team of professionals with a proven track record.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply with their cover letter and resume to:

Anisa Hossain – HR Coordinator

Fax: 905-951-8667 Email: humanresources@abrail.com

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

                                                                                                            A&B Rail Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.