Summary Yard Labourer - Railway Transport near Calgary (AB)

Find key facts and figures about working as an yard labourer - railway transport. The following information is applicable to all Railway and motor transport labourers (NOC 7622).


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.


  • Transport tools and equipment on push or hand cars
  • 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
  • Shovel snow from railway switch boxes



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The job outlook is fair in Calgary Region

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