Position: Entry level

Job type: Full-time

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CN is home to opportunities for skilled tradespeople who are interested in continually learning and building a career in a safety-focused, team environment. Working on state-of-the-art equipment and train cars that carry freight from coast-to-coast-to-coast, you’ll feel proud knowing you’re a part of what makes the economy work. And with paid training, you’ll be able to evolve your skills. At CN, the careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!Job SummaryThe Work Equipment Truck Driver is responsible for operating various equipment such as heavy-duty and railroad machinery. Additionally, the incumbent maintains documentation such as Driver’s Logbook records and Driver-Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR).Major Responsibilities
  • Operate winch tractor and trailer unit primarily within British Columbia (BC) and Alberta (AB), but may be required to travel into other provinces
  • Secure equipment and track materials for highway transport
  • Operate heavy-duty and railroad machinery for loading
  • Obtain Single Trip Permits
  • Maintain Driver’s Logbook records, DVIRs, and Fuel Reports
  • Use lowbed and deck trailers, as well as highway vans
Working Conditions
  • Able to work, drive, and load equipment in all types of weather conditions year-round
  • Able to install and use tire chains
  • Must be able to work overtime, which is a regular part of the work regimen in order to aid in response to critical incidences
  • Must be available to regularly work away from the home terminal for considerable periods of time
  • Role is entitled to reimbursement of meals and accommodation expenses incurred
  • May be assigned other duties as required
  • Available to work shifts from Tuesday through Saturday, 7am to 3pm, the start times may be changed due to operational needs, and rest on Sundays and Mondays*
  • Incumbent located at the headquarters in Prince George, BC*
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with winch tractor trailer operation
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with a winch truck
  • Experience in loading, securing, and hauling machinery on deck trailers*
  • Experience in trucking inter-provincially
  • Able to obtain qualification in Canadian Rail Operating Rules (CROR) and Railway Operating Rules (ROR)
  • Must pass the Company‘s required medical assessment
  • Able to qualify in CN’s Driving Tests or equivalent
  • Must possess a Class 1 Licence with Air Endorsement required to operate tractor units with winch
  • Possess Class 1A Licence for 5 years*
  • Able to qualify in eight axle configurations utilizing jeeps and boosters
  • Must provide Driver ’ s Abstract Release
  • Must report all past driving violations as well as sign a Disclosure agreement stating that they are going to report all driving violations
  • Knowledge of the Mountain Region Territory
  • Must be conversant with all federal and provincial regulations
  • Any experience/education/skills/knowledge for these above would be considered as an asset
TrainingUpon hiring, the position attends formal and on-the-job training. The incumbent is required to complete the training program successfully. The position receives classroom training over a period of 4 weeks at 40 hours per week. The training is primarily on health and safety rules and basic machine operator procedures. Successful completion of the classroom and on-the-job training is mandatory to continue employment.This position is a unionized position. As such, pay and benefits are governed by the applicable collective agreement.About CNCN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada’s Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919. CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.CN requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof as a condition of employment. The Company’s vaccination mandate extends to employees of our wholly owned subsidiaries as well as CN’s contractors, consultants, agents and suppliers and anyone who accesses CN properties in Canada.CN is an employment equity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.
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Deadline: 26-12-2023

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