MARK IV OPERATOR

  edmonton

ERC is looking to hire a dedicated, self driven Mark IV Tamper Operator and a Ballast Regulator operator who will report to the Superintendent or Project Manager. The operator will be responsible for successfully complete projects by meeting or exceeding corporate and project goals for safety, quality, profitability and schedule, resulting in customer satisfaction. Operates Mark IV Production Tamper or Ballast Regulator in a safe manner to perform maintenance and construction activities in the repair and rebuilding of track structure. Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties: Operates tamping machines to compact earth fills, foundation forms, and finished road materials, according to grade specifications. Replaces materials such as rail, ties, switch components, crossing planks, and other track materials. Inspects and maintains trucks and attached apparatuses such as boom, hi-rail gear, tools, etc. Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with regulations, policies and procedures. Performs equipment safety and maintenance checks, making emergency adjustments as necessary. Takes actions to avoid potential hazards and obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, and falling objects. Studies instructions, plans, and diagrams to establish work requirements. General/Other Responsibilities and Duties Drives machines onto truck trailers, and drive trucks to transport machines and material to and from job sites. Keeps records of material and equipment usage and problems encountered. Job Qualifications: A minimum of 3 years experience operating MARK IV Tampers in a construction/Mainline environment. Minimum 3 years experience operating a Ballast Regulator A valid Driver’s License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Driving Record. Experience using hand tools, power tools and hydraulic equipment. Knowledge of and ability to adhere to safety requirements and procedures. Ability to read and understand construction specifications. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements Physical Requirements and Working Conditions Works at construction sites. Uses hands to handle and control materials, tools and vehicle controls. Sits for long periods of time in a closed vehicle. Uses repetitive motions. Uses close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Moves or lifts heavy equipment and objects up to 50 pounds. Uses eye-hand-foot coordination. Exposed to moving mechanical parts. Exposed to harsh weather conditions including very hot and very cold weather. Exposed to loud noise. This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned. ERC is an equal employer committed to using hiring practices and providing a workplace environment that is inclusive and barrier free. If contacted throughout the selection process, please advise Human Resources in advance if you require accommodation for the interview process so you can be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received regarding accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Disabled) Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Experience: Mark IV: 2 years (Preferred) Rail: 5 years (Preferred) Ballas Regulator: 2 years (Preferred) Licence: Class 5 Drivers License (Preferred) 3 days ago