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, requires an Automotive Mechanic that is willing to learn locomotive mechanics and maintenance. GWR has an automotive fleet of approximately 12 vehicles and a locomotive fleet of 8.
Reporting to the Locomotive Manager, the successful applicant must be prepared to work a five day forty hour shift with overtime as required. Job duties will include; maintenance, inspection and repair of our growing automotive fleet. Repair and maintain our fleet of 8 locomotives (training can be provided) Repair of various other company owned equipment as required. GWR’s repair facility is located in Assiniboia, Saskatchewan.
Applicant must have a valid Saskatchewan drivers’ license, and be medically fit.
GWR offers full medical benefit package, pension plan and top wages.
Our company has a zero tolerance policy on drugs and alcohol.
Please send resumes to:
Rick McCurdy,
Manager, Locomotive Shops
Great Western Railway Ltd.
PO Box 1764, Assiniboia, SK.
FAX: (306) 642 3329

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:

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