Position Description

Locomotive Mechanic "B"
Location New Westminster
# of openings 1
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The Opportunity

Reporting to the Chief Mechanical Officer, the full-time regular Mechanic “B” is responsible for diagnostic tasks, inspecting, testing, and repair of locomotives. The incumbent will work on diesel-electric locomotives including all work on the electrical, mechanical and air systems. The primary responsibilities will include:

  • Inspect, service and maintain locomotives, in accordance with provincial/federal and company regulations;
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose diesel engine malfunctions and make required repairs;
  • Prepare inspection, maintenance, and work reports, and record details on prescribed forms in accordance with established procedures;
  • Comply with company safety policies and procedures;
  • Work on locomotive air brake systems and;
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Incumbent will possess:

  • A minimum high school diploma completion or GED equivalent;
  • Completion of Heavy-Duty Mechanic apprenticeship OR Heavy-duty trades qualification (TQ) ticket OR Mechanic certification issued by one of the Class 1 Railway is considered an asset;
  • An ability to work on all locomotive systems;
  • Excellent knowledge of locomotive engines and air brakes; and
  • A valid and clean BC class 5 driver’s license is required.

This is a unionized position with a competitive salary. All new hires will be required to undergo reference and criminal record checks as well as complete a pre-employment physical medical evaluation that includes a vision, hearing, and drug screening.

If you are interested in joining a dynamic fast-paced organization, please apply by clicking on the "Apply here" button. This posting will close on Sunday, November 20, 2022, at 11:59 PM PT.  

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Southern Railway of British Columbia Limited (SRY) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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