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Job Title :
Diesel Engine Mechanic (Heavy duty mechanics)
Reference Number :
DEM_VCVR_032019
Status :
Permanent - Full time
Job Category :
Skilled Trades
City :
VANCOUVER
Province :
British Columbia
Annual Salary / Hourly Rate :
35.29
Number of positions to be filled :
1
Application Deadline :
2019-03-01
Description:
VIA Rail Canada Inc., Canada's national passenger rail service, is currently seeking a motivated team-player to fill a position on the team as a Diesel Engine Mechanic, working from our esteemed Vancouver Maintenance Center location.

As a Diesel Engine Mechanic, you will carry out preventive maintenance and execute repairs on locomotives and rolling stock. Leveraging your skills, and Via’s expert training, maintenance manuals, and tools—you will determine the causes of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic defects on fascinating locomotives and perform the repairs. You will also conduct inspections and maintenance on the locomotives in compliance with VIA’s preventive maintenance program as we strive to consistently surpass Transport Canada’s standards.

The position is permanent (40 hours per week guaranteed) and the work schedule may vary (day, evening, night, week-end and holidays). Candidates must be available to work any day of the week as the Maintenance Center is open 7 days a week during peak season. Shifts may start as early as 6:00 am and end as late as midnight.


Hourly salary: $28.37 – $35.29/H (depending on experience)
Evening shift differential: $0.75/H
Night shift differential: $1.00/H
Red Seal differential : $1.00/H

Assets:
• Vocational diploma in heavy duty mechanics or diesel mechanics
• Inter-Provincial certificate in mechanics
• Excellent teamwork skills
• Knowledge of air brakes
• Qualified in First Aid (asset)

*** Red seal certified tradespersons are ideal, however we welcome Lvl 2 and Lvl 3 apprentices to apply!
What better place to finish your hours than Via Rail—a staple of Canadian pride for the last 40 years!


VIA Rail thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. VIA Rail is an employment-equity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. VIA Rail Canada is proud to be a military friendly employer.

Requirements:

• Vocational diploma in heavy duty mechanics or Diesel Mechanics
• Inter Provincial certificate in mechanics
• Excellent teamwork skills
• Knowledge of air brakes
• Qualified in First Aid (asset)



VIA Rail thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. VIA Rail is an employment-equity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. VIA Rail Canada is proud to be a military friendly employer.

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