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Remcan Projects Railway Signalman Apprentice Contract in Vancouver, BC

Remcan Projects

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Position:
Railway Signalman Apprentice
Location:
Vancouver, BC

Perform trenching for cable distribution and installation of equipment foundations. A leading railway maintenance and construction contractor is currently…

Signalman Apprentice

Job Description:

A leading railway maintenance and construction contractor is currently looking for various positions to install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair railroad signaling and communication (S&C) equipment across Canada.

Signalman Apprentice will learn the S&C trade from a skilled mentor, having agreed to work for a fix period of time until qualified for the position. Possibilities to train new apprentices in the future.

Basic Duties & Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist installing, maintaining, testing and repairing of various signal and communication equipment
  • Perform trenching for cable distribution and installation of equipment foundations
  • Assist in the construction of S&C equipment such as wayside signals, switch machines, crossing warning systems, defect detector systems, etc.
  • Use of hand tools (some power tools)
  • Report to the S&C Signalman, Foreman or Superintendent
  • Work individually as well as in a team environment

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Grade 12 diploma required
  • Basic knowledge of electrical fundamentals an asset
  • Previous railway experience is an asset
  • Must provide valid driver’s license and abstract
  • Must declare any criminal record
  • Must pass e-Railsafe Canada workforce compliance system
  • Must pass a Pre- Employment Drug Test
  • Work within our safety guidelines & policies
  • Willing to travel and work in remote locations
  • Willing to work in extreme weather conditions (hot & cold)
  • Must be physically fit and able to lift up to 50 lbs

We offer a very competitive benefit and compensation package.

Only candidates meeting the above profile will be contacted.

Please submit your resume to the email provided or fax to 1-877-294-4774. Please include the Position Title you are applying for in the subject line.

Job Type: Contract

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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