Phone: 1-306-297-2777                    Fax: 1-306-297-2508                           254 Centre Street, Shaunavon, SK


Below is a list of career opportunities at Great Western Railway Ltd. If there are no positions available that currently suit you, please feel free to submit your resume anyway to


Great Western Railway Ltd. is located in Southwest Saskatchewan and has been serving Saskatchewan businesses since its establishment in 2000. Locally owned, operated and maintained, GWR operates on over 400 miles of track. Since its formation in 2000, GWR has been committed to supporting local communities and farmers and strives to maintain competitive rates for facilitating a thriving economy in the southwest. GWR is positioned for significant growth and is seeking a Business Development Manager to assist in the next stage of transformation as we continue to seek ways to foster growth and support our vital current customer base, and as we seek out new and exciting growth opportunities. While the core of our business is freight haulage of grain and other ag products, this position will eventually be responsible for business growth across all current lines of revenue streams including all freight rail carloads, railcar storage, trans-load service, gravel sales and maintenance services.

Some highlights of the position responsibilities include;
- Manage current commercial accounts
- Identify new growth opportunities within current customer base
- Identify, attract and cultivate new customers and lines of business
- Develop new revenue streams with priority focus on core agriculture related freight carloads
- Maintaining strong customer relationships and act as the key contact with all producers, shippers, and grain buyers
- Progress qualified sales leads (pipelines of opportunities) and convert them into new revenue
- Track and report progress and potential of all opportunities
- Work closely with Manager of Customer Service and operations managers to deliver on company goals
- Coordinate grain sales and shipments between growers, shippers and buyers locally and worldwide

- Experience in sales
- 5 years experience in Agribusiness sale, marketing, or buying
- Experience as a grain merchandiser would be considered an asset
- Self-starter and willingness to take initiative on customer opportunities and issues
- Excellent communication, written, verbal and presentation skills;
- Experience in transportation industry would be an asset, preferably rail

This position will be based in either Shaunavon or Assiniboia, SK. Great Western Railway offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is eligible for incentive bonus. The position will include use of a company vehicle, interim accommodation, and conditional relocation assistance.

Please send resumes with cover letter to:

No phone calls please


Great Western Railway Ltd. is seeking a qualified Carman (Railcar Mechanic) with a proven commitment to Safety. Great Western Railway is located in Southwest Saskatchewan and operates over more than 400 miles of track. GWR was established in 2000, and proudly serves shippers in various industries including agriculture and energy. GWR is poised for growth across various industries and is seeking team oriented candidates to support our future. This is a full time position.
As a member of our mechanical team, the carman will be responsible for:
• Performing inspections and repairs on rail cars
• Adhere to deadlines and ensure all repairs meet AAR and/or Transport Canada regulations
• Administrative tasks, such as accurate time keeping, repair schedule and job completion records
• Involvement in the procurement of parts, equipment, and tools
• Work with hand, power, pneumatic and hydraulic tools.
• Welding
• Incident response
• Cleaning of rail cars
• Be knowledgeable about a variety of documents including manufacturers’ manuals, technical bulletins, parts bulletins, service or preventative maintenance manuals, fact sheets, American Association of Railways (AAR) field manuals and government regulations.
• Other duties as assigned

• 3+ years’ practical experience as a qualified carman ( car repair mechanic )
• Welding certification and experience and air brake certification
• Strong customer focus
• Safety and results oriented with a solid mechanical background
• Ability to perform hands-on repair to railcars
• Demonstrated attention to detail
• Ability to comply with instruction and comprehend published rules, procedures, inspection checklists, government regulations, operating and maintenance instructions and other work-related information
• Working knowledge of railcar mechanical systems, including air brake, welding and fabrication
Physical Requirements:
• Fine motor skills to use hand and power tools
• Capable and willing to perform physically demanding work in an industrial environment in all weather conditions
• Comfortable working at heights up to 10 m
• Comfortable in confined spaces
This position will be based in Assiniboia, Saskatchewan.
Please apply no later than March 1, 2017 with resume by email complete with qualifications to:

No phone calls please
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