Railway Car Technician (Carman)

Job Title :

Railway Car Technician (Carman)

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Status :

Permanent – Full time

Job Category :

Skilled Trades

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Province :

British Columbia

Annual Salary / hourly Rate :

27.71$ – 33.42 $/H

Number of positions to be filled :


Application Deadline: :


Description :

Do you have experience as a Railway Car Technician ( also referred to as a ”Carman”)? Do you have experience in assembling, maintaining and finishing work on transportation Equipment, more specifically Rail Equipment? Apply now!

VIA Rail Canada Inc., Canada’s national passenger rail service is currently seeking for 4 Railway Car Technicians to work at it’s Vancouver Maintenance Center (Pacific Central Station).

As a Railway Car Technician, you will service our passenger cars in terms of regular maintenance and heavy repairs.
You will also repair the inside and outside of our passenger cars including: Seats, Toilets, Sinks, Blinds, Panels, Piping (Air & Water), Windows, Brake rigging, etc.
You will be asked to replace and/or remove the major components such as: Wheelsets, Couplers, Springs, etc.

The position is permanent (40 hours per week) and the work schedule may vary (day, evening, night, week-end and holidays).
Candidates must be available to work any day of the week as the Maintenance Center is open 7 days a week during peak season.
Shifts may start as early as 6:00 am and end as late as midnight.

Hourly salary: 27.71 – 33.42 $/H – Based on experience
Evening shift differential: $0.75/H
Night shift differential : $1.00/H
Red Seal differential: $1.00/H

Permanent position, including an excellent benefit program.

Requirements :

– Millwrights
– Carpenters
– Plumbers
– Welders

You also possess experience in one of the following fields: Maintenance of Machinery and Assembling, Mounting or Finishing of Transportation Equipment.

Being a journeyman
Red Seal

VIA Rail thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. VIA Rail is an employment-equity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. VIA Rail Canada is proud to be a military friendly employer.

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Job Post Date:
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 to Sunday, December 10, 2017