Groundperson / Yard Laborer

MACCOSHAM INC Edmonton, AB $23.49 to $24.99 per hour

About MacCosham Inc.

MacCosham has been providing rail yard terminal services for over 50 years and is experienced in the management of a variety of yard configurations. In addition to our rail intermodal terminal services, including lift-on/lift-off of containers and hostler services, we also operate several container and chassis repair depots associated with rail yard terminal services, with a full range of mechanical, welding and associated repair services.

MacCosham Inc. is looking for a full-time, permanent Groundperson/Yard Laborer to join our growing team in Edmonton, AB. This is a unionized role.

The Role

  • Update inventory in our specialized on board computer system
  • Update and maintain accurate fuel records of company fleet and customer perishable loads
  • Accurately report temperatures on perishable loads
  • Inspect inbound containers, reporting any damage accurately
  • Complete and document accurate pre-trip analysis of yard equipment using iPads
  • Carry out additional tasks as required


  • Must have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Ability to work on a rotating 12-hour shift schedule
  • Demonstrate safe and efficient workplace practices
  • Ability to work within a team to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in the outdoors in all types of elements
  • Steel toe boots with an 6” rise are mandatory
  • Must be able to pass a company paid pre-employment screening test and background check as this is a safety sensitive position


  • Starting wage based on Collective Agreement ($23.49)
  • Wage increases after 3 months ($23.99) and 9 months ($24.99) of employment
  • Comprehensive Benefits and Pension Plan after 3 months of employment
  • $350 PPE allowance upon hire as per Collective Agreement
  • Paid on-site training
  • Steady hours with overtime opportunities

MacCosham is committed to equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate on the ground of race, colour, religion, sex, age, or disability in the hiring, retention, or promotion of employees; nor in determining their rank, or the compensation and benefits paid to them. MacCosham values the diversity of each individual we hire and serve. We foster a safe workplace where individuals feel welcomed, recognized, appreciated, and respected for their differences.

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the MacCosham team, but only select candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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