Railway and motor transport labourers - Emploi d'avenir

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Railway and motor transport labourers

Perform a variety of tasks to assist track maintenance workers, yard workers or road transport operators.
Your versatility and sense of initiative make you a professional of choice for this job where the tasks are varied. Your sense of observation, your concern for a job well done and your ability to be proactive are among the qualities sought.

 
Average salaryNot published
 

Description

Railway and motor transport labourers perform a variety of tasks to assist track maintenance workers and railway yard workers, or motor transport operators. They are employed by railway transport companies and motor transport companies.

Main tasks

Railway labourers 

  • Transport tools and equipment on push or hand car and perform other duties to assist railway track maintenance workers to lay, maintain and repair railway tracks
  • Cut vegetation growth from railway tracks using scythes and mowers
  • Check freight cars for physical damage and cleanliness.

Motor transport labourers 

  • Assist truck and delivery drivers to load and unload vehicles
  • Perform labouring duties in warehouses.

Training

No secondary, college or university-level programs of study are indexed for this trade or occupation.

More information

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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Mauricie
  • Laval

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