Engine Watchman #300-13-19

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The Engine Watchman will be required to wash and clean railway equipment, parts, shop facilities, coach exteriors and company vehicles.


  • Cleaning/washing of coaches, locomotives and shop facilities

  • May include Engine Attendant duties (operating locomotives and forklifts, turning switches, fueling, and watering locomotives)

  • May include Material Handling duties (preparing, procuring, obtaining, delivering or distributing parts, equipment or materials)

  • Adapts to new methods, processes, material and equipment

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

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

  • Supervision of summer students

  • Performs other related duties as assigned



  • Grade 12 Ontario Secondary School diploma (OSSD) or General Education Diploma (GED)

  • Previous cleaning / labour experience is considered an asset

  • Strong technical aptitude

  • Must be available for shift work

  • Work a minimum of two (2) years in the position before applying for other opportunities

  • Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are fluent in English, French and Cree

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • A sound working knowledge of computers and appropriate keyboarding skills

  • Hold a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized warehouse equipment

  • Committed to Company Health and Safety standards and practices

  • Previous railway experience would be an asset

CLOSING DATE:  August 22, 2018 no later than 11:59 p.m. 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 and resume (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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