Diesel Mechanic/Apprentice - Moose Jaw

Posted on November 28, 2017. Region: Moose Jaw, SK

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Do you like challenging work? Becoming a Diesel Mechanic is the perfect job for you!

In this challenging role you will be a member of a team working in a high production environment performing preventative and corrective maintenance to Locomotives
• The starting rate of pay:
o Diesel Mechanic rate is $30.839 - $36.281 per hour
o Apprentice Rates start at $27.888 per hour and go up every 1000 hours until full rate is reached
o Classification of Diesel Mechanic and Apprentice will be determined by experience and current shop mix.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
• Maintain, inspect, service, test and repairs all systems on locomotives, mobile equipment and vehicles used in plant, yard and road service;
• Services locomotive cabs which include cleaning/washing cab walls, windows, floors and servicing of locomotive toilets compartment and toilets;
• Make the evaluation of parts for reuse, repair or replacement;
• Work to blueprints, schematic drawings, service manual and other like information. Adapts to new methods, processes, material and equipment;
• Perform non-structural welding, (i.e. Tacking);
• Perform adjustment and calibration to mechanical components;
• Perform modification and construct mechanical assemblies;
• Perform maintenance and low voltage repairs of Locomotive electrical systems;
• Use various hand and power hand tools;
• Operate equipment such as overhead or mobile cranes and forklifts to assist in assignments;
• Adapts to new methods, processes, material and equipment.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Must have a High School Diploma or General Equivalence Diploma;
• Preference given to those with a Journeymen diesel, heavy-duty, Truck and Trailer, Farm Implement Mechanics or related fields;
• Journeymen automotive with diesel experience will also be considered;
• Industrial Electrical experience is considered an asset;
• Strong problem solving and computer skills;
• Must be able to work within strict established safety and work guidelines/rules to complete job;
• Will be required to have obtain all CP certification pertaining to specific tasks and assignments;
• CP operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; must be able to work on various shifts and on weekends.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Must have a High School Diploma or General Equivalence Diploma;
• Preference given to those with a Journeymen diesel, heavy-duty, Truck and Trailer, Farm Implement Mechanics or related fields;
• Journeymen automotive with diesel experience will also be considered;
• Industrial Electrical experience is considered an asset;
• Strong problem solving and computer skills;
• Must be able to work within strict established safety and work guidelines/rules to complete job;
• Will be required to have obtain all CP certification pertaining to specific tasks and assignments;
• CP operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; must be able to work on various shifts and on weekends.

Please note that only those applicants that apply online at www.cpr.ca/en/careers/ to requisition 62385 by December 22nd, 2017, will be considered for this position.

Benefits: Flexible and competitive benefits package; Competitive company pension plan; Employee Annual Fitness Subsidy.

CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").


Location:


Moose Jaw, SK

Job type: Full-time

Contact Information

Mary Blakemore
Phone:
Email: [email protected]

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