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Conductor - Road Freight Posted on Aug 07, 2018 by Canadian National Railway

  • Location Grande Cache, AB
  • Earnings $55,000.00 to $85,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 06, 2018
Job Requirements


Canadian National Railway




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate


  • Completion of high school
  • Not applicable


Experience an asset

Brakemen/Women Specific Skills

  • Check train systems and equipment prior to train run
  • Communicate with train crew members to aid in the movement and operation of train
  • Receive orders from traffic controllers, observe signals and track conditions and open and close track switches
  • Set and release hand brakes and connect air brake hoses to couple and switch passenger or freight cars, making minor repairs to couplings, air hoses and wheel-bearing boxes as required

Additional Skills

Supervise train crew members

Railway Conductor Specific Skills

  • Prepare train run reports
  • Receive train orders and explain orders to brakemen/women, locomotive engineer and other crew members

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

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