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Guideway Technician

  1. Cities & development
  2. Ottawa
R-108490

Guideway Technician

Are you looking for a company that works on major engineering projects all over the world? Do you want to make a difference by improving the daily lives of communities worldwide? Are you seeking to join an inclusive and diverse team that you can truly count on? You’ve come to the right place!

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 currently seeking a Guideway Technician is responsible for the inspection, repair, and replacement of mainline and yard track, special trackwork, switch machines, structures, drainage, walkways, fencing, mechanical equipment, pumps, and control devices to ensure a safe and reliable operation.

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

Location – Ottawa, ON (On-site)

Your role within the team

  • Execution of the predictive, preventive and corrective maintenance including but not limited to railway track systems.
  • Inspects, maintains and repairs yard and mainline track, turnouts, expansion joints, switches, switch machines, restraining rails, guideway structures, drainage, walkways and fences, and all other related systems and components.
  • Operate machines and equipment to lay, maintain and repair railway tracks, align tracks, transfer, spread, level and tamp ballast around ties and rails and to clear snow from tracks.
  • Identifies safety critical and high priority defects and recommends speed restrictions and other safety measures as set out in company processes. Reports critical defects in accordance with the company reporting policy. May assist 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 Trillium Line systems and equipment, mechanical and trackwork to enable prompt response to operational issues.
  • Undertakes the welding and grinding of frogs, switches, sliding rail expansion joints and running rail, and cuts, drills and prepares rail for rail plugs and installs as required.
  • 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.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?

Because we offer:

  • The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.
  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.
  • Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.
  • A work environment focused on health and safety.

The ideal candidate 

  • A valid Ontario driver’s license - Class G. High school graduation or equivalent. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience. A combination of education and experience may also be considered.
  • Inspecting, maintaining, and repairing railway track and special trackwork, with a Valid Track Inspection Certificate from a recognized institution, and Welding experience with a Journeyman Welder Certification, or Commercial Transport Mechanic or Heavy-Duty Mechanic experience.
  • Capable of interpreting the measurements from automated track monitoring devices and other specialized diagnostic and measurement equipment and reporting results for review.
  • Must be capable of working outside in all weathers.
  • Must be flexible to work nights, weekends, holidays, rotational shifts (24/7) and on-calls to ensure availability of technicians for operations.

Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

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. 
 

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy. AtkinsRéalis and other subsidiary or affiliated companies of AtkinsRéalis (referred to throughout as “AtkinsRéalis”) are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice   on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.
 

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about AtkinsRéalis’ accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

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