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Signalman/ Junior Electrical Railroad Signals Technician
REQUISITION NUMBER:20180111-72001-001
HOME COMPANY:PNR RailWorks Signals & Communication
COMPANY LOCATION:PNR RailWork Signals & Comm - Guelph, ON
Job Responsibilities:

Are you a new grad or looking at a career change? Why not try a career in one of the largest growing industries in North America, the Railroad? PNR Railworks – a leader in the Railroad industry offers a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive compensation and benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal development and growth. We are looking for highly motivated and hardworking individuals that are interested in a fast track career within our organization. We also offer an extensive training program which will allow you to be promoted rather quickly.

Reporting to the Project Manager/Superintendent, the Junior Field Electrical Technician performs all necessary inspections, tests, and maintenance on his assigned territory. The Signal Maintainer may be called on to assist other Maintainers as required. The Maintainer must promptly answer trouble calls on his territory, and on other maintainer’s territories on his call cycle. The work is physically demanding and performed outdoors in a field environment, near livetrack.

Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain his/her territory in optimal condition to reduce or avoid trouble calls.
Maintain tools and equipment in ready-for-service condition.
Perform all periodic inspection and tests as per railway and PNR standards.
Perform special duties as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor.
Work cooperatively with other maintainers on technical issues and troubleshooting.
Perform general labour tasks as necessary including operating equipment.
Comply with railway and PNR safe work practices and signal work procedures.
Perform all administrative duties related to proper documentation as per ISO requirements.


Job Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years of field electrical experience
  • Diploma in Electrical Technology or Technician
  • Experience in Signals & Communications field experience an asset
  • Please note this is an entry level position for those that have 1-2 years experience.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements
  • Work is outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Exposure to live track/trains and high voltage.
  • Work is safety sensitive and protective equipment is required.
  • Travel to work sites is required.
This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.  There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

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