Signal Mechanic (Rotational Shifts)

Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 8567 

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. PNR offers a competitive salary, benefits, vacation and RRSP’s. Apply today!!


Job Summary

Reporting to the Signal Superintendent, the Signal Mechanic performs all necessary inspections, tests, constructions and maintenance on his assigned territory.  The Signal mechanic may be called on to assist other Maintainers as required.


Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties


  • Conducting signal construction of new railroad signalling
  • Maintain tools and equipment in ready-for-service condition.
  • Perform inspections and tests as per railway and PNR standards.
  • Perform special duties as assigned by the Signalling Superintendent.
  • Work cooperatively with other mechanics 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.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned





  • Successful completion of the PNR apprenticeship training program or equivalent.
  • Signal Mechanic experience in a signal construction environment
  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Previous electronics training would be an asset.


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.