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Job Title :
Electrician
Reference Number :
ELEC_VCVR_112019
Status :
Permanent - Full time
Job Category :
Skilled Trades
City :
VANCOUVER
Province :
British Columbia
Annual Salary / Hourly Rate :
36.29
Number of positions to be filled :
1
Application Deadline :
2019-10-04
Description:
VIA Rail Canada Inc., Canada’s passenger train service, is seeking 2 Red Seal Electricians for its Vancouver Maintenance Centre.

TASKS
As an Electrician for Via Rail, you will perform electrical duties on locomotives and passenger cars, including our HVAC equipment.
You will have the overall responsibilities of all electrical equipment, including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and lighting systems.
You will install, repair and replace electrical controls and panel boxes, test and measure voltage, loads, ground faults integrity of circuits for all electrical equipment.
You will also conduct preventive maintenance programs.

SCHEDULE
The positions are permanent (40 hours per week)
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.

SALARY
Hourly salary: $35.29 / H + everning and night premium


BENEFITS
Permanents positions, including an excellent benefit program.
Requirements:

REQUIRED
- Possess a Red Seal in Electricity
- Possess experience with troubleshooting and electrical equipment
- Be capable of teamwork and have strong problem solving abilities
- Be available to work different shifts (days, evenings, nights) including weekends and holidays

ASSETS
- Possess a professional or technical degree in refrigeration
- Have completed an industrial electrical apprenticeship
- Qualifications or experience in electromechanics
- Qualifications or experience in HVAC
- Be capable of teamwork and have strong problem solving abilities
- Be available to work different shifts (days, evenings, nights) including weekends and holidays



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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