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Job Details

Yardman/Woman - Railway


MacCosham Inc.

Date Posted

May 17, 2023


  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $19.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jun 16, 2023
Job Requirements


MacCosham Inc.




No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment



  • Clean and make minor repairs to machines and equipment
  • Lubricate moving parts of railway cars and locomotives
  • Operate car retarders, turntables and track switches
  • Operate control panel switches
  • Operate machines and equipment
  • Patrol assigned track sections to identify and report damaged or broken track
  • Shovel ice and snow from track switch boxes

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Drug test

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Work under pressure

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Organized
  • Team player


7 months to less than 1 year

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Long term benefits

Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

Free parking available

Special Initiatives

  • Jobs for Ukraine: This employer has selected to promote this job through "Jobs for Ukraine". Canadian citizens and permanent residents can still apply.

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