Opportunity Reference #: 
Remanufacturing and Repair Centre
North Bay
Posting Date: 
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 11am
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 11pm


Responsible for completely and independently planning, laying out, repairing, dismantling, rebuilding, maintaining, installing, and fabricating equipment. This position includes troubleshooting of all types of electrical, electronic and digital equipment (AC or DC) on a number of equipment that includes locomotives, passenger coaches, shop machinery and mobile equipment.  In addition, the position responsibility will include structural maintenance such as electricity and lighting on buildings, powerhouses, other structures and yards. 


  • Installs and maintains all types of electrical equipment on machinery, locomotives, car and special track equipment

  • Inspects, troubleshoots, repairs and tests electrical equipment

  • Performs adjustments and calibrations to electrical equipment

  • Performs modifications and constructs electrical assemblies

  • Performs preventative maintenance work

  • Services, tests and replaces all components used in electronic circuits

  • Plans and performs job layouts

  • Works from blueprints, circuit diagrams or schematics

  • Uses hand tools and various electrical testing devices and instruments

  • Works according to Industrial Electronics and National Electrical Codes

  • Operates equipment such as overhead or mobile cranes and forklifts to assist in assignments

  • Adapts to new methods, processes, material and equipment

  • Follows prescribed safety procedures including the use of safety clothing and equipment

  • May work various shifts and on weekends and some work outdoors in adverse weather


  • Grade 12 Ontario Secondary School (OSS) Graduation Diploma or General Educational Diploma (GED)

  • Certificate of Qualification as Electrician (Construction 309A or Industrial 442A) or within final year of apprenticeship in the same identified trade

  • Must have served an apprenticeship

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (oral & written)

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of safety codes and has demonstrated ability to work in a safety conscious manner

  • Committed to Company Health and Safety

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

  • Good working knowledge of computers an asset

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Qualified individuals are invited to apply in writing with a current covering letter, resume and Certificate of Qualification (provided in one document), stating reference name and number.

Ontario Northland is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources.

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How to Apply

Mail:Attn. Human Resources Business Partner
Ontario Northland
555 Oak Street East
North Bay, ON
P1B 8L3

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