• 2363498
  • (Reference :FORK_CMM_BK_2017)
  • Fork Lift / Tow Motor Operator (Bank of candidates)


  • As soon as possible
  • VIA Rail Canada Inc., a leader in passenger transportation in Canada, is currently seeking applications for Forklift operators to build a bank of potential candidates to fill positions that may become available in 2017 to work at it's Montreal Maintenance Center in Pointe St-Charles.

    As a Forklift/Tow Motor Operator, you will be called upon to execute a wide variety of tasks including:
    • Operating motorized vehicles safely within the Maintenance Center
    • Cleaning the interior and exterior of locomotives
    • All other related tasks

    You will be responsible for cleaning the interior and exterior of our locomotives (must not fear heights). You will also be called upon to transport pieces of equipment withing the Maintenance Center.

    You must be ready to work indoors and outdoors, in all climatic conditions.

    The positions are full-time (40 hours/week) with variable schedules (day, evening, night, week-end and holidays).
    Most available schedules are night shifts.
    Possibility of lay-offs.

    • Bilingual
    • Possess a High School Diploma
    • Possess a valid materials handling qualification card and valid periodic medical examination card (773-B form)(Asset)
    • Possess a valid Class 1 or 3 driver's license (Asset)
    • Meet the physical requirements of the position
    • Be very flexible regarding work schedules
    • Be quality and results oriented
    • Capable of lifting weights ranging up to 23kg (50 lb)
    • Comfortable working at heights

    VIA Rail thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. VIA Rail is an employment-equity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. VIA Rail Canada is proud to be a military friendly employer.

Company description

Our employees are key contributors to operating 420 trains weekly on 12,500 kilometers of track, serving 450 communities across the country, from coast to coast and north to Hudson Bay . They believe in our more human way to travel. They share our passion for quality services, traveller satisfaction and safety. They continue to make us a leader in travel and tourism experiences in Canada.

Over the coming years, together, we will tackle ambitious passenger rail modernization and expansion projects. We will also experience the retirement of many colleagues. This will open the door to a wealth of opportunities for motivated individuals who embrace our mission and values.

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