Junior Electrical Field Technician (Rotational Shifts)

Date: Jan 3, 2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 16583

PNR RailWorks is the leading subcontractor in new rail construction and rail maintenance in Canada, covering projects from new track construction, maintenance to large signalling upgrade projects. With the rail industry continuing to grow, we are looking for experienced individuals in the electrical and civil construction fields.


Job Summary

Reporting to the Signal Foreman, the Junior Field Electrical Technician performs all necessary inspections, tests, and maintenance on his assigned territory. They will be called on to assist Signal Maintainers as required. 


Unionized position

$24.03/ hour to start, Benefits, Pension, Vacation, as well as lots of room for growth


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain tools and equipment in ready-for-service condition.
  • Perform all periodic inspection and tests as per railway and PNR standards.
  • Perform special duties as assigned by the Signal Foreman and/or Superintendent.
  • Work cooperatively with signal maintainers on technical issues and troubleshooting.
  • Perform general labour tasks as necessary including operating equipment.
  • Comply with railway and PNR safe work practices and signal work procedures.
  • Perform all administrative duties related to proper documentation as per ISO requirements.



  • 1-2 years of field electrical experience
  • Diploma in Electrical Technology or Technician 
  • Experience in Signals & Communications field experience an asset
  • Please note this is an entry level position for those that have 1-2 years experience.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions


Physical Requirements

  • Work is outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Exposure to live track/trains and high voltage.
  • Work is safety sensitive and protective equipment is required.
  • Travel to work sites is required.


All successful applicants must be in compliance with PNR RailWorks Inc. Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy, which will be provided prior to hire.


This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with PNR RailWorks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law.

PNR RailWorks Inc. is committed to fostering an equitable, accessible, and inclusive workplace. As such, PNR RailWorks Inc. will ensure reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process, including the interview. If selected for an interview, requests for accommodation can be confidentially made to a member of the recruitment team who will arrange in advance for reasonable and appropriate accommodation for fair and equitable assessment throughout the process.

All successful applicants must be in compliance with PNR RailWorks Inc. Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy, which will be provided prior to hire.