Canadian Pacific Railway Track Laborer - Ottumwa, IA in Ottumwa, Iowa
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Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
To safely maintain the physical railway track within a specific territory in accordance with guidelines set forth by the FRA and Canadian Pacific.
Track maintenance and renewal work;
Uses hand tools and small machines and may be called upon to operate large track renewal equipment;
Standing, lifting, squatting for long periods of time;
Ability to lift tools and equipment of 50lbs or greater.
Must be able to travel and have adequate transportation;
Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations and perform tasks in accordance with those rules;
CDL license or in the process of obtaining one is preferred;
Mechanical and welding experience is desirable;
Must be able to perform physically strenuous work outdoors in all types of weather;
Available to respond to emergent conditions 24/7/365;
Abnormal working hours and times, may change per the collective bargaining agreement;
Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:
Flexible and competitive benefits package
Employer Funded Retirement Plan
Annual Fitness Subsidy
Part-time Studies Program
Medical Requirements: CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. This position is considered a safety sensitive position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical evaluation that includes a vision, hearing, drug screening and pre-employment physical.
The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:
Criminal history check
Last 7 Years employment history
Last 3 years of driving history
Social Security number verification
CP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.