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Electrical Tester (6 Month Contract)
REQUISITION NUMBER:20180301-72001-001
HOME COMPANY:PNR RailWorks Signals & Communication
COMPANY LOCATION:PNR RailWork Signals & Comm - Guelph, ON
Job Responsibilities:

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Manager of Engineering & Technical Services or delegate, the S&C Tester will verify and validate railway signaling controls and communications hardware and software in accordance with approved plans and procedures. 

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Verification of wiring plans via continuity “buzz” testing in accordance with written procedures.
  2. System integration and performance testing working with various electronic and software based simulators.
  3. Maintain accurate records following project document management processes and procedures.
  4. Ensure that all safety policies are enforced; participate in regular site inspections/audits.


Job Qualifications:
  • Degree or diploma in electronics, controls, communications or related field.
  • Experience testing electrical controls, PLC’s, SCADA systems would be a plus.
  • Interest in railway and transit signaling and controls.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow an engineering process.
  • Excellent language skills in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to obtain Professional Engineer status in Canada would be an asset.
Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements
  • Mostly works indoors in a wiring shop environment and occasionally works outdoors at construction sites.
  • Stands, walks, climbs, balances, stoops, and crouches while negotiating work areas under construction.
  • May be exposed to live track/trains and loud noise.
  • May be exposed to harsh weather conditions including very hot and very cold weather.

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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