Summer Student Position- Autoramp Assistant

Auto req ID6588BR

Posting titleSummer Student Position- Autoramp Assistant

Position profile

Summer Student Position- Autoramp Assistant Role: Automotive Assistants are responsible for the safe unloading, loading, and placement of vehicles in a safe and timely manner that responds to the customers' needs. Critical Performance areas:

  • Performing yard checks and inventory updates

  • Operating, loading and unloading ramps

  • Opening and closing railway car doors

  • Removing and Installing vehicle blocks

  • Installation and removal of bridge plates between railway cars. Bridge plates are the link or connection between the railway car junctions used to bridge the gap

Working Conditions:

  • Overnight shift: 11 pm to 7am, including weekends, and holidays

  • Frequent lifting weights up to 50 pounds

  • Able to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions

  • Physical work, being able to walk long distances, climb railcar ladders and crouching inside railcars

Employment Requirements:

  • High School degree or equivalence

  • Must be a full-time student

  • Must possess a valid class 5 driver license, and must be able to drive a manual transmission

  • Good teamwork and communication skills

  • Good hand-eye coordination

  • Technology and computer skills that apply to the job

  • Ability to correctly analyze a situation and respond appropriately

Training: Automotive Assistants are given a 2 day classroom training with a health & safety team member covering the theory of CN's rules, polices, procedures, and safety measures at the Automotive Facility. This is followed by a 2 week on the job practical training.





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