Electricians perform inspection, maintenance and the repair of the electrical assembly on the locomotive fleet. They work on electronics components, computer systems, fuel injector systems and troubleshoot locomotive failures. The duties take place in the repair shop, on service tracks or other railroad property.
- Repairing, replacing and monitoring locomotive electrical components.
- Troubleshooting electrical problems.
- Testing circuits and connections using electrical test equipment.
- Inspecting equipment and ensuring proper maintenance and repairs are completed, while adhering to timelines and budget restrictions.
- Responsible for ordering electrical parts.
- Maintaining the work area in a clean and safety conscious manner.
- Performing maintenance, as required.
- Correctly filling out forms for repair and maintenance.
- Required to work on varying shifts to cover operations that run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year.
- Work shifts (day, evening or night) on weekdays, weekends and statutory holidays.
- Overtime may be required at any time.
- Required to perform physical work, which is performed in the shop, outdoors, or outside the terminal, year-round in all weather conditions.
- Lifting weights up to 50 pounds. Working in confined spaces.
- Working to CN safety rules and follow safe work procedures.
- May be required, occasionally, to travel some distance to reach working site.
- May be required, occasionally, to work away from home for an extended period of time.
- High school diploma or GED.
- Approved Electrician Certification.
- 2 years of electrical work experience.
- Valid driver’s license.
- 1 year of mechanical work experience (asset).
- Basic computer skills (asset).
CN is an employment equity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.