Signal Maintainer (Rotational Shifts)

Date: Jan 3, 2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA Guelph, ON, CA

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 16584 

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.


Unionized position

$34.42/Hour, Benefits, Pension, Vacation, as well as lots of room for growth


Job Summary


Reporting to the Signal Superintendent or Foreman, the Signal Maintainer performs all necessary installations, inspections, tests, and maintenance as required. 

Key Accountabilities


•    Maintain tools and equipment in ready-for-service condition

•    Perform wiring and signal installation on new construction projects 
•    Perform all periodic inspection and tests as per railway and PNR standards.
•    Perform special duties as assigned by the Maintenance Superintendent.
•    Work cooperatively with other 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 PNR Quality Management System. 



•    Minimum of 2 years of Railway Signalman experience
•    Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
•    Knowledge of all aspects of track maintenance.
•    Track Inspection Guidelines certification is an asset
•    Certified in Canadian Railway Operating Rules
•    Valid driver’s license

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.