Loram Maintenance of Way

Uranium City, SK

$18 an hour

Interview Location: Uranium City, SK

Loram is a federal contractor that works within an industry known as “Critical Infrastructure Sectors” which are vital to North America. In times of national emergencies it is critical the railroads and their contractors continue operation and move goods and services.We are required to operate at standard activity levels during these times of national crisis. As such, our General Labors are one of those mission critical functions to fulfil the obligations and commitments we made to our customers as well as the safety of North American transport industry.

NOTE – If you apply for this position, the beginning stages of communication will be conducted via email.Please check your email on a daily basis.

The General Labourer, Fleet Operations is responsible for safely and efficiently supporting crew members who operate and maintain the railroad maintenance machines in accordance to guidelines set forth by the FRA, our customers, and Loram Maintenance of Way, LTD. (Loram).


BONUSES of $500 after 3 months of continuous employment and another $500 after 6 months of employment!

Time and a half is paid after 40 hours per week. Typical work hours are 12-14 hours per day and 70-75 hours per week. Hours may be longer or shorter depending on operational needs.

Room for advancement: 90% of General Labourers who are employed with the company for 2 years receive a promotion in that time and 50% will have received at least 2 promotions.

Loram offers supplemental medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement government RSP with match, and many other benefits.

There is NO per diem for this position. Employees are responsible for all personal expenses including, but not limited to, food, phone and laundry. Loram does pay for hotel/motel rooms and all work-related travel to and from the job site (flights, buses, etc.).

1 – 2 Years: Demonstrated technical skills such as mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or machine operations

1 – 2 Years: Demonstrated ability to learn communicate verbally and in writing and learn best practices

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special licenses, other education, certification or professional memberships:

Certification: New Hire Training

Railroad: Maintain railroad safety training and certifications

Loram Operating Rules Certification

All Loram Required E-Learning, On the Job, and 3rd Party Safety Training

Pass e-RailSafe pre-employment background check

Pass a pre-employment company hair drug test

Pass a post-offer employment physical abilities test

Pass a motor vehicle check consistent with Loram’s Driving Policy

Pass a pre-employment DOT drug and alcohol test

Pass a pre-placement medical evaluation including DOT Physical Exam WORKING CONDITIONS:

Can stand, sit, walk, reach, balance, stoop, kneel for long periods of time

Ability to lift tools and equipment of 75lbs or greater

Can hang onto grab irons or ladders, sometimes for extended periods of time

Can see up close, distances, colors and has use of peripheral vision and depth perception POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Successfully complete Loram’s 5 day paid new hire training in Hamel, MN, including a writtensafety exam

Must be able and Eligible to enter the United States for training

Must be able to travel 100% of the time, including international, using any method of transportation

Loram provides all work related transportation including transportation to and from your assignment for scheduled time off

Loram provides paid hotel/motel accommodations while you are on assignment

Must be able to perform physically strenuous work outdoors in all types of weather

Work will require extended time away from home

Must be available to work irregular hours, including holidays, weekends, days and nights for long periods of time

Can tolerate variable and sometimes extreme physical conditions during visits or inspections of company equipment in a railroad environment

Ability to apply high levels of cognitive, analytical, retention and reasoning

Safety Focused

Consistently follows safe work processes, procedures and rules

Understands on track safety and can explain specificswhen asked

Able to locate all emergency equipment and demonstrate correct operation to superintendent

Able to read and understand safety rules and regulations and perform tasks in accordance with those rules

Must be able to pass the required examinations; read and understand safety instructions, operations book of rules, and Loram Standard Operations Procedures

Must be constantly alert to changing conditions and events and take safe responsible action if required Machine Operations and Technical Knowledge

Able to explain basic equipment functions

Cleans and lubricates equipment

Inspects the machine to identify problems, defects, changes, and hazards; then communicate conditions to the operator or supervisor

Demonstrates general knowledge of tools and uses them safely

Repairs and replaces defective parts

Performs maintenance and repair according to set schedules and policies Communicating on the Job

Understands and applies verbal/written instructions and asks clarifying questions to ensure understanding before beginning tasks

Provides accurate feedback that allows machine leadership to make operating decisions

Asks for feedback and clarification when necessary

Effectively use a radio to indicate when to start, stop, or changes in a job task

Good interpersonal skills with the ability to operate as a contributing member of a team Reliable Attendance

Consistently and reliably reports to work on time, including reporting back to work from time off

Is consistently and reliably ready to work at the start of every scheduled shift POSITION IMPACT:

The General Labourer completes their functional responsibilities in a consistent, professional, and values based manner, in order to demonstrate to the customer that Loram delivers unrivaled customer service in a safe environment.

Safety Awareness: Identifies conditions that affect employee safety and notifies the appropriate person; consistently upholds safety standards. Has knowledge of conditions that affect employee safety under normal conditions; identifies conditions that might cause health or safety hazards and assists in the removal of such hazards; understands most aspects of providing a safe environment.

Values Based: Recognized by others to as living and teaching the Loram values, and appropriately responds when others behave in opposition to the values.

Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learning; open to change; analyzes both succession and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Action Oriented: Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive. Enjoys working hard; is full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging.


Since 1954, Loram has designed, built, operated and maintained some of the most sophisticated railroad maintenance machinery and services to freight and commercial railroads throughout North America, and around the globe.These machines, and the talented individuals who operate and maintain them, help keep railways safer and extend the life of the assets of the railways.As a leading supplier of track maintenance and friction management services and equipment we provide maintenance of way services to all Class I railroads and many short line, transit and commuter railroads. Loram has more than 175 machines and 2,100 friction management units located in 16 different countries.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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