Electrical Control Systems Technician - Locomotives



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Markham, ON - (CAN) 7500-7560 Woobine Ave Unit F ON Markham , ON - L3R 1AB Phone : 905-695-1271



Job Description

Control Systems Technician - Fleet Maintenance Rep - Locomotives - position available with a leading global rail transportation company. Offering excellent compensation package (80K++) , benefits, pension and company vehicle provided. Will be primarily based in the Toronto area. Growth potential in role to management.

The Technician provides technical advice to the maintenance workforce in order to enhance equipment reliability of the locomotive fleet. This includes advice on: restoration and resolution to equipment failures, semi-complex equipment installation, modifications and repairs.


Provides technical advice to the maintenance workforce to enhance equipment reliability
Responding and supporting to completion any troubleshooting and repairs to assigned service requests
Identifies non-conformance issues and makes recommendations to improve locomotive performance
Conducts on-going on the job, system operation training for the customers
Assists other technicians in assigned troubleshooting and repair works
Assume responsibility for timely and accurate report of defective or damaged productions. This includes troubleshooting and performing quality product repairs, handling parts shipments
Maintaining a positive, professional working relationship with the customer, which includes timely feedback and communication regarding repairs - includes ongoing communication with management regarding customer repairs and/or concerns, proactive communications with management and operations regarding field issues, and ongoing, proactive communication within field service team.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Related post-secondary diploma - Electro-Mechanical
Required experience: Minimum five years' experience working on locomotives (rail transportation) or similar systems, this includes electrical, mechanical and air systems. Diesel, Trucking and Aerospace industry experience will also be considered
Strong organizational and communication skills - will be interacting with customers
Must be control systems savvy - have an understanding of the Locomotive computer control and the interworking there of
Note - This is a hands on position where an understanding of computer controls is required along with the ability to execute changes to wiring and devices as required. This is NOT a programming position.
Must be able to read an electrical schematic and identify the components easily