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Auto req ID 6337BR
Posting title Equipment Operator- Seasonal Vacation Relief (April-September 2016)
Position profile We are currently seeking candidates who are working towards obtaining a Business related degree to fulfill the roles of Intermodal helper for the summer of 2016. Candidates with a focus area of Logistics would benefit from acquiring ground level, practical experience and exposure within a railway/transportation company.

  • Setting up rail cars, assisting heavy equipment operators in loading/unloading containers and emptying chassis/trailers to and from rail cars.
  • Connecting and disconnecting cables gensets (portable fossil-fuel powered generators).
  • Placing, removing and locking/unlocking container connectors.
  • Ensuring safe container/trailer placement on rail cars.
  • Driving pick-up and hitch trucks and forklifts.
  • Performing various tasks to ensure proper placement and set-up of containers and train cars.
  • Interpreting and completing paperwork associated with the loading/unloading of railcars and trailers.

Working Conditions:
  • Available to work on an on-call basis, 24 hours a day with a maximum of 2 hours notice.
  • Ability to work regular shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays, and occasional overtime.
  • Ability to work outdoors in varying weather and environmental conditions, around and with heavy equipment, and exposure to dust, pollen, noise and vibrations.
  • Frequent bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, performing overhead work, lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds (22 kg) and occasionally up to 70 pounds (32 kg).
  • Frequent climbing/balancing, grasping and working at heights of 4-8 feet (1-2 meters) off the ground and elevations.

The ideal candidate profile:
  • Working towards a Business related degree
  • Ability to work autonomously and adapt to different situations.
  • Demonstrate good teamwork and maintain positive interactions with others.
  • Good verbal, reading comprehension and writing skills.
  • Constantly alert and always prepared for unusual conditions or circumstances.
  • Conform to safety procedures and maintain a high level of safety awareness in the work environment.
  • Dedicated to getting the job done while meeting established standards of quality, safety and client satisfaction.
  • Basic computer skills.
City Montreal
State/Province QC
Country Canada
Company CN
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