Locomotive Electrician
Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
Godrich, Ontario, Canada
13d ago

Job Description

To analyze and correct electrical problems and repair electrical equipment and controls.

Required Skills

  • Ensure compliance with the different rules and regulations for safety, operations and Transport Canada.
  • Performs periodic and annual inspections and understands different regulations pertaining to inspections.
  • Wire, maintain, repair, rebuild, inspect and install electrical equipment, including but not limited to rheostats, control systems, transformers, motors, generators, electric lighting fixtures, cab heaters, batteries and their charging systems, speed recorders, air compressor controls, temperature switches, starters, axle generators, coils, contactors, relays and governors.
  • Responsible for preventative maintenance on all electrical components.
  • Troubleshoot and test single and three phase electrical systems on diesel electric locomotives which include grounded components and wiring, high and low voltage, wheel slip, transition and electrical load or no load conditions.
  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
  • Required Experience

  • Electromechanical or Electrician certificate.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience.
  • Read and comprehend written and oral instructions, including electrical schematics.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations : working hours, service calls, overtime, tasks to accomplish, outside of the work location, etc.
  • Other working conditions : Vacation, benefits and paid holidays are based on the company’s policies.

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