Signal Maintainer - Ontario and Eastern Canada
Remcan Projects LP
Perth, Ontario, Canada
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REMCAN Projects LP. (REMCAN) is a full service contractor for the railway industry and we are currently hiring for qualified Signal & Communications Technicians.

PLEASE NOTE : This job will require travel throughout multiple cities in your province with the possibility of other cities in your part of the country.

For example, if you are located in ON, you will be working throughout ON and possibly Eastern Canada.

As an S&C Maintainer / Technician you will work as part of a team performing moderate to heavy physical labour installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing railroad signalling and communication (S&C) equipment.

  • Installation, wiring, assembly, and maintenance of railway signals and communications equipment
  • Perform trenching for cable distribution and installation of equipment foundations
  • Construction of S&C equipment such as wayside signals, switch machines, crossing warning systems, defect detector systems, etc.
  • Perform regular inspections, testing of operations, and preventative maintenance on various electronic and mechanical S&C equipment
  • Diagnose problems and repair all types of S&C electronic and mechanical systems and devices
  • Perform mechanical relay testing, insulation resistance testing for wires, and testing for electrical shorts to ground.
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Heavy Equipment such as forklifts, backhoe’s, passenger vehicles, 5-ton trucks
  • Report effectively to the S&C Foreman & Superintendent
  • Work well individually, as well as in a team environment, for both construction and maintenance of S&C equipment
  • Maintain documents, records and reports as required

    Between physical labour, heavy machinery, and emergency repairs, railway maintenance and construction can be a tough environment.

    Which is why, at REMCAN, we look after our crew and take the time to carefully train and prepare you for life on the tracks, with the following additional perks.

    Our mission is to deliver safe, cutting edge, and environmentally sustainable maintenance and construction services to railway track owners and operators across Canada. We offer :

    Competitive salary and benefits package

    Paid safety and hands-on job training

    Career growth opportunities

    Challenging projects and learning environment

    Group RSP with company matching program

    The opportunity to work with a team where safety is an integral part of our culture

    This role is a Safety Sensitive position and pre-employment drug and alcohol testing will be required. Candidates considered for employment MUST pass all required pre-employment testing and agree to be monitored as prescribed by government rules and regulations governing fitness for duty.

    As an employee involved in rail operations, impairment in the workplace could result in a significant incident involving the health, wellness, and safety of yourself, your colleagues, and members of the general public.

    As a contractor that performs essential railway maintenance and repairs on federally regulated railway rights of way and applicable properties, ALL REMCAN EMPLOYEES MUST meet federal vaccination requirements (2 doses full vaccination status) and produce supporting documentation.


  • Minimum 1-2 years experience installing and / or maintaining S&C systems
  • Basic knowledge of electrical fundamentals - Electrical Technician Diploma is an asset but not required
  • Experience operating heavy equipment
  • Grade 12 Diploma required
  • Valid G- Class license
  • Able to produce a driver’s abstract
  • Able to pass all required railway operating rules examinations
  • Able to pass pre-employment medical and drug screening
  • Must pass e-RailSafe Canada workforce compliance system
  • Able to pass all required railway operating rules examinations
  • First Aid and WHIMIS are assets
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to work unsupervised as well as in teams
  • Able to work all types of shifts as required
  • Able to work in various weather conditions all year round (hot & cold)
  • Ability and willingness to travel to remote work locations as required
  • Maintain REMCAN safety guidelines & policies at all times
  • Please attach a resume to your application OR ensure you fill out the previous work history section*
  • Must meet federal covid-19 vaccination requirements (2 doses)
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