Signal Maintainer

Date: Jun 1, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 8525 

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 his/her territory in optimal condition to reduce or avoid trouble calls.
•    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 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
•    Ability to read and understand specific documents including schedules, standard railway plans and specifications.
•    Ability to understand and efficiently carry out instructions.
•    Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work being performed.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•    Proficient use of computers, tablets etc.
•    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.


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.