Opportunity Reference #
Cochrane, Ontario
Posting Date
Time Sensitive


POSITION:                Cleaner (Support Services Group)

REPORTS TO:          Equipment Supervisor

DEPARTMENT:        Rail Mechanical

LOCATION:              Cochrane                   


As part of the Support Services Group, the Cleaner will provide ongoing cleaning/labour services to the division in a safe and efficient manner.


  • Cleaning/washing of railway equipment, coaches, parts and shop facilities
  • May include Engine Attendant duties (operating locomotives, track mobiles and forklifts, turning switches, fueling, sanding and watering locomotives)
  • May include Material Handling duties (preparing, procuring, obtaining, delivering or distributing parts, equipment or materials)
  • Adapts to new methods, processes, material and equipment
  • Follows prescribed safety procedures including the use of safety clothing and equipment
  • May work various shifts including weekends and some work outdoors in adverse weather
  • May include performing preparatory work to coaches on the assembly line
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Graduate of Secondary School (OSSD) or possess a General Equivalency Diploma (GED)                                  
  •  Good interpersonal and communication skills (oral & written)
  •  Excellent organizational and planning skills
  •  Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Must be available for shift work
  • Valid driver’s license an asset
  • Previous cleaning/labour experience an asset
  • Previous railway experience an asset
  • Must be committed to Company Health and Safety

CLOSING DATE:  January 13, 2019 no later than 11:59 p.m. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Qualified individuals are invited to apply in writing with a current covering letter and resume (provided in one document), stating reference name and number.

Ontario Northland is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources.

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