Posted Jan 18, 2023Transloader/ Yard Rail Operator



Business: D&W Forwarders Inc.
Address: ashcroft


Full Job Description

D&W Forwarders Inc. is currently looking for qualified individuals who are interested in our line of work. If you have the necessary skills, expertise, and commitment to serve and provide clients with excellent transportation services, get in touch with us! We would love to work with you.

D&W Forwarders Inc. has been in the Transportation Business, Heavy-Haul Flatbed and Bulk, since 1953 in Ontario, Alberta and now opening in Ashcroft, BC to serve our primary customer, IG Machine & Fibers Ltd.

We are currently looking to fill 1 opening for full-time Railyard Operators load railcars in compliance with safe work practices.

Job Description – Primary Operations:

· To load railcars with correct product and without product contamination, within legal and specified weight limits, within the deadlines provided

· To assign loads to drivers

· To work with IG Machine & Fibers Granule Plant to co-ordinate daily activities and resolve any issues/changes

· To work within the Policies and Procedures of IKO, IG Machine & Fibers, D&W, and the Ashcroft Terminal

· Other duties as required.

Job Duties:

Preparing rail car for loading – ensure railcar/hopper is clean:

· Open hopper slide gate, remove residual trace of sand/granules

· Use of brush to clean the car hopper slide gate doors & bottom of hopper

· Close hopper slide gate

· Apply seals to railcar hopper slide gate

Preparing rail car for loading – open/close hatch:

  • Use Man Lift safely

Railcar Loading:

· Operate conveyor

· Ensure product contamination is prevented

· Apply loading tags/remove old tags

· Record information on tag and report to IG Machine & Fibers

Railcar Unloading:

  • As Instructed

Other General Duties

  • Ensure supplies in stock
  • Clean rail conveyor loading chute (on truck ramp) at the end of the day

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $26.25 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $26.25 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 10 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Overtime pay


  • Secondary School (preferred)

Work Location: One location

Expected start date: 2023-02-01

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