Railway Car Technicians

Opportunity Reference #
390-31-17
Location
North Bay
Posting Date
Ongoing
Ongoing

ACCOUNTABILITY STATEMENT:

  • Railway Car Technicians inspect, maintain, repair, and remanufacture railway passenger cars, freight cars and their components. 
  • MAJOR DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, repair and test rail car equipment
  • Perform preventative maintenance work
  • Work from blueprints
  • Use hand tools and various testing devices and instruments
  • Operate equipment such as overhead or mobile cranes and forklifts to assist with assignments
  • Adapt to new methods, processes, material and equipment
  • Follow 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

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Grade 12 Ontario Secondary School (OSS) Graduation Diploma or General Educational Diploma (GED)
  • Certificate of Qualification as Railway Car Technician 268R or within final year of apprenticeship in the same identified trade
  • Demonstrated mechanical inclination
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safety codes and has demonstrated ability to work in a safety conscious manner
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and walk on rough terrain
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (oral & written)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license