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Guideway Technician Electrical

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Richmond

R-115768

Guideway Technician, Electrical (Canada Line)

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ProTrans BC Operations Ltd., a subsidiary of AtkinsRéalis, is the private operator of the Canada Line, a 19-km automated rail-based rapid transit system connecting Downtown Vancouver with central Richmond and the Vancouver International Airport. Our fleet of trains provide a 26-minute terminus-to-terminus service to an average weekday ridership of more than 120,000 passengers across 16 stations. Our operations office is in Richmond, British Columbia.

Come join us in reshaping the future with AtkinsRéalis. AtkinsRéalis is dedicated in engineering a better future for our planet and its people.

We are seeking a Guideway Technician, Electrical to join our Mainteance Team and the successful candidate is responsible for the maintenance, inspection and operation of 26 KV traction power stations, including all power distribution to all stations and the guideway, power rail, electrical equipment, electrical devices, pumps, and control devices to ensure a safe and reliable Canada Line operation.

Location: Richmond, BC (Onsite Work)

Safety Critical Position:

This position is safety critical.  Fitness for duty is a requirement of the position.

Your role within the team:

To perform this role successfully, the candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Inspects, maintains and repairs substation equipment, traction power supply system and all other PS&D related systems and components.
  • Inspects, maintains and repairs yard and mainline track, turnouts, expansion joints, switches, switch machines, restraining rails, propulsion rail, guideway structures, drainage, walkways and fences, and all other related systems and components as needed.
  • Identifies safety critical and high priority defects and implements slow orders and other safety measures as set out in company processes. Reports these critical defects to supervisor and follows the company reporting policy. Generally, assists Supervisors and management with maintaining a current perspective on the state of the various railway assets.
  • Acquire and maintain an adequate level of technical proficiency in aspects of Canada Line systems and equipment, mechanical and trackwork to enable prompt response to operational issues.
  • Participate in productive maintenance initiatives with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Implements work permits and clearances and performs the duties of a Person in Charge (PIC) of work zone clearances, including issuing Secondary Clearances, checking power status and applying shunt straps.
  • Escorts contractors, providing safety briefings, oversight and Quality Assurance inspections
  • Operates and maintains cranes and heavy railborne maintenance equipment, following appropriate rules and procedures.
  • Completes and enters records of inspections and completed work in compliance with standards and makes recommendations for equipment and procedural changes. Generates and updates work orders and defect reports.
  • Troubleshoots issues and makes recommendations on methods to complete repairs including advising the necessary tools, equipment and estimating job duration.
  • Assists with planning work including creating and reviewing Work Instructions and safety documents.
  • Reviews the backlog of work and self-assigns work when extra time is available. Assists with setting priorities and flagging high priority work to management.
  • Assists with equipment failures or emergencies and clearing tracks during severe weather or intrusion on the track, according to procedures. Provides on the job training the personnel requiring further training and provides an assessment of the trainee to management.
  • Maintains and inspects tooling and safety equipment. Assists with tidying and cleaning the shop and all facilities.
  • Assists with picking stock, moving inventory and maintaining accurate inventory.
  • Assist with the commissioning of new and existing systems and subsystems to ensure high reliability, continuous improvement and safety of equipment and personnel.
  • Participates in first line response teams (FLRT) who will respond to delays in service and assist with emergencies as required.
  • Backfill the Team Lead role as required.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Safety Responsibilities:

  • The Guideway Technician Electrical is responsible for ensuring the guideway is safe for train operation.
  • Responsibility for the safety of other non-Guideway employees or contractors when working on the guideway.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?  

  • The opportunity to work on an innovative and award-winning project.
  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.
  • Competitive salary, great benefits, an employee share ownership plan, and a pension plan.
  • A work environment focused on health and safety. 
  • Expected compensation for this unionized role is of $42.61 hourly at Training Rate and $50.13 hourly at Qualified Rate after training. Base salaries are determined according to the compensation range of the Collective Agreement.

The ideal candidate:

  • A good working knowledge of mechanical equipment including pumps, fans, actuators, pneumatic and hydraulic systems would be advantageous.
  • Must be capable of working outside in all weathers.
  • Valid class 5 BC driver’s license.
  • Combination of experience and education may be considered.

Required:

  • Certified Red Seal Electrician.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in maintaining electrical power supply and distribution equipment, with high voltage experience and strong trouble-shooting skills, including the ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and diagrams.
  • Must be capable of maintaining Railborne Equipment Certification
  • This position requires shift work (nights, weekends and holidays) for continuous operation based on 24/7 environment.  Shifts will be awarded in accordance to the collective agreement shift bid process.

Environmental Aspects - This role has Significant Environmental Aspects associated with it which may include handling of and exposure to batteries used in stations and substations and from time-to-time other cleaning or hazardous product.

About AtkinsRéalis  


Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  
 
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