Work Equipment Heavy Duty Mechanic (Mechanic A)

  • Canadian National Railway Company
  • Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jun 13, 2022

Job Description

CN is home to opportunities for skilled tradespeople who are interested in continually learning and building a career in a safety-focused, team environment. Working on state-of-the-art equipment and train cars that carry freight from coast-to-coast-to-coast, you'll feel proud knowing you're a part of what makes the economy work. And with paid training, you'll be able to evolve your skills. At CN, the careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!


A Mechanics perform minor and major repairs, overhauls and servicing of all types of rail maintenance equipment, attachments and material handling equipment.

Mechanic responsibilities include:
  • Performing minor and major repairs
  • Overhauls and servicing of all types of rail maintenance equipment, attachments and material handling equipment, with electric and oxy-acetylene welding equipment, lubrication and other repair equipment.
  • Record details on prescribed forms in accordance with established procedures.
  • Work closely and keep in regular communication with management.
  • Uphold all applicable health and safety policies.
  • Perform repairs outside in all weather conditions at varying times of the day.
  • Operate and maintain a service truck in accordance with standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Must have experience in electric and gas welding equipment.
  • Must be interprovincial red seal Heavy Duty Mechanic or equivalent, experienced 4th year apprentices will be considered.
  • Must have own hand tools up to 1 ¼".
  • Must be capable of lifting 50lbs.
  • Must be willing to travel within BC/AB on assigned work cycle.
  • Must have a valid Class (5) Driver's License
About CN

CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada's Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919. CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.

CN requires that all employees be fully vaccinatedagainst COVID-19 and provide proof thereof as a condition of employment. TheCompany's vaccination mandate extends to employees of our wholly ownedsubsidiaries as well as CN's contractors, consultants, agents and suppliers andanyone who accesses CN properties in Canada.

CN is an employment equity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.