Caltrax Inc.
Caltrax employee welding a tank car

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Caltrax Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2016):

  • A unique line of business serving Canada's major rail carriers and many short-line railroads across North America, Caltrax added 12 new positions last year (a workforce increase of approximately 22%)
  • Caltrax lets everyone share in the company's success through a profit-sharing plan, available to all employees, and offers referral bonuses as an incentive for employees to help recruit candidates in their network
  • Caltrax encourages employees to stay in shape with a health club subsidy of up to $500 annually
Caltrax employees running a mobile railcar mover down the railroad

Highlights

Industry Support for Rail Transportation
Established in Canada 1992
Parent company Vada Capital
Parent company head office Calgary AB
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 66
Part-time employees in Canada 1
Average age of employees in Canada 36
Longest serving employee 25 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring

The Career Directory

Caltrax Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Support for Rail Transportation
Parent company Vada Capital
Parent company head office Calgary AB
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 66
Part-time employees in Canada 1
Student opportunities yes
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Railcar Conductor, Welder Apprentice, Power Engineers, NDT Inspector Level III, QA Inspector
Starting salary $40K to $45K
Work perks health benefits for new employees
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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