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Vehicle Technician

  1. Transportation
  2. Ottawa
R-111109

Why join us?

AtkinsRéalis provides cutting-edge engineering, procurement, construction and financing solutions to projects in more than 100 countries around the world. From the Canadian Arctic to the Southern African region and Australasia, our multicultural workforce is driven by a fierce pride in their work and a pioneering vision.

AtkinsRéalis is truly a global leader in its field and has been chosen to design and build some of the most prestigious projects in the world.

The Vehicle Technician carries out comprehensive maintenance, fault diagnosis, recovery and repair service to Trillium Line trains and vehicle department equipment, ensuring that the trains operate in a safe reliable and efficient manner. The Vehicle Technician maintains trains and related support equipment in accordance with procedures, engineering drawings and specifications, and is proficient in the operation and maintenance of shop equipment associated with train maintenance.

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

How will you contribute to the team?

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

  • Follow written procedures, engineering drawings and instructions to implement the required maintenance, modification, overhaul and corrective maintenance requirements on trains and related support equipment as required or directed by the Maintenance Supervisor or Vehicles Team Leader.
  • Diagnose the cause of failures to train equipment and rectify them in an efficient manner following standard procedures and safety instructions; return trains to service as efficiently as possible.
  • Assist with commissioning of new and existing trains or related systems and support systems ensuring high reliability and safety of equipment.
  • Complete check sheets relating to all work completed on trains and complete all necessary documentation relating to certifying Trillium Line vehicles as serviceable.
  • Carry out Train movements to facilitate maintenance & fault finding.
  • Carry out train rescue and or recovery as required.
  • Participate in Total Productive Maintenance initiatives with a focus on Continuous Improvement.
  • Engage in developing a full working knowledge of the train and operating systems, mechanical, electrical and electronic.
  • Contribute to the delivery of safe, reliable required levels of vehicles in service as efficiently as possible.
  • Carry out all activities with strict adherence to all relevant Safety Regulations, Departmental Instructions, Maintenance Procedures and Instructions.
  • Well motivated and take a proactive approach to teamwork.
  • Recommend a course of action in the event of an asset failure.
  • Complete training for and operate the Wheel Lathe if required.
  • Assume Hostler duties as required.
  • Ensure that the Depot is maintained as a clean, healthy and safe working environment under the direction of the Vehicles Team Leader and Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Direct and monitor the work of contractors employed within the Vehicles Department as required.
  • Must maintain Certified Car Inspector qualifications.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Safety responsibilities –

  • Adherence to all statutory and (TNext?) InTransit Operations workshop and trackside regulations and procedures, including impairment and hours of work policies.
  • Adherence toAtkinsRéalis Blue Book and associated Blue Rules.
  • Carry out maintenance activities in a method that will not cause harm to themselves or other staff.
  • Ensure that the tools used are correct for the maintenance action and are free from defect.
  • Ensure that all Testing and Measuring equipment is calibrated and within date.
  • Ensure all licenses are current and valid for equipment to be operated.
  • Attend required safety related training.

What will you contribute?

  • Heavy Duty, Automotive Mechanic, Industrial Electrician, or Avionics Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Electrical, Mechanical or Electronics Technologist or recognized equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience within a maintenance / workshop environment, experience with DMU vehicles or in a heavy industrial environment.
  • Graduation from a recognized Trades or Technology School relevant to qualifying as a Trillium Line Vehicle Technician.
  • Must possess strong communication skills; ability to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Must be well motivated and have an aptitude for mechanical, electrical and electronic systems.
  • Candidates will be subject to mechanical/electrical aptitude testing
  • A combination of education and experience may also be considered.

Required –

  • High School Graduation (grade 12).
  • This position requires shift work (nights, weekends and holidays) for continuous operation based on a 24/7 environment. Shifts will be awarded in accordance to date of hire.
  • Note: Flexibility will be required to meet operational and other needs, and may require working shifts other than normally assigned.
  • Required to give clear and concise reports both written and orally.
  • Take ownership of their Personal Development Plan.
  • Valid class G Ontario drivers license.

Environmental aspects –

  • This role has Significant Environmental Aspects associated with it which may include fuel handling of and exposure to batteries used in trains and from time-to-time other cleaning or hazardous product.
  • Proper handling and disposal of all chemicals and items deemed to be surplus.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

You think that a career in our team could match your profile, submit your application online now!

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The masculine gender is used only to simplify the wording.

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’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

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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Founded in 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, technology and data to design, deliver and operate the most complex projects. 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 – and delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at AtkinsRéalis.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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