Journeyperson Electrician

Full time Permanent Rocky Mountaineer in Tourism/Hospitality Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Journeyperson
  • Experience Previous Experience
  • Posting ID ELECT001940
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Technical Operations

Job Description

Reporting to the Assistant Superintendent, Operations & Mechanical (ASOM), the Electrician is an integral member of the Rocky Mountaineer Operations and Mechanical team. The Electrician will be responsible for maintaining and supporting electrical power, comfort and control systems across Rocky Mountaineers facilities and assets.

This position is deemed Safety Critical and pre-employment testing will be required. Final candidates must successfully pass a safety critical medical exam and will undergo medical monitoring as prescribed by Transport Canada.  This position requires you to periodically access an active railway area where impaired performance could result in a significant incident affecting the health and safety of team members, guests, the public, property, or the environment.

What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Complimentary Rail Passes
  • Friends & Family Discounts for rail journeys and merchandise
  • 100% employer paid extended health and dental and vision
  • Employer RRSP Matching Program
  • Bonus Program
  • 3 weeks vacation to start
  • High performing and supportive team
  • Fun team events like BBQ and carwash fundraiser, golf tournaments, annual Christmas party, and more!

Key Areas of Accountability  

  • Execute maintenance plans for all electrical systems on equipment which includes electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures, electrical motors, generators, industrial storage batteries and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems
  • Troubleshoot diverse equipment types and support cross functional trade defect repairs
  • Willingness to participate in personal development company initiatives


  • Comply with Canadian Railway Operating Rules (CROR), General Operating Instructions (GOI), Federal Railroad Association (FRA), and all other safety policies, procedures, and rules
  • Identify, protect, and report safety hazards to management and OH&S Committee
  • Meet or exceed safety and security requirements
  • Maintain basic first aid level provided by Rocky Mountaineer


  • Support the successful execution of the Operating Plan
  • Support safe movement of rail equipment
  • Execute the company’s materials handling strategy
  • Support operational and equipment availability requirements
  • Support 5S Lean methodology to seek continuous improvement efficiencies
  • This position may require the ability to train for and perform switching duties


  • Able to read, understand, and interpret schematics, manuals and other instructions pertaining to equipment
  • Train for the use of equipment and hand tools
  • Execute a successful Maintenance Program
  • Ensure completion of work orders maintaining brand standards, working collaboratively with team members and contractors
  • Execute mechanical and reliability requirements


  • Education, Certification, Licenses
  • Red-Seal Journeyperson Certificate or equivalent trade designation
  • FSR A or B designation an asset
  • Wide-ranging familiarity of CEC
  • Experience in 120, 208, 240, and 480-volt AC systems and 24vDC systems
  • High School Diploma
  • First Aid Level 1 Certification is an asset
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Qualification and/or proven knowledge in safe heavy equipment operations such as forklifts, cranes, etc.
  • Qualification and/or proven knowledge in safe small hand tool handling such as grinders, drills, etc.
  • Understanding of other trades such as plumbing and refrigeration is an asset
  • Previous Qualification under CROR Operating Rules is an asset


  • Familiarity with computer-based diagnostic troubleshooting
  • Knowledge in ethernet networks, especially of different protocols like UDP and Profinet
  • Experience working with PLC’s is an asset
  • Railroad experience is an asset
  • Strong coordination and organizational skills
  • High attention to detail with a desire to maintain brand standards
  • Able to take personal accountability, be adaptable, and be a problem solver
  • Familiarity with computer applications
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • Able to work cross-functionally

Work Environment

  • May require occasional travel
  • Physical demands may require lifting to 80 lbs. on occasion
  • Rail industrial site that requires walking and sitting throughout the day
  • 24/7 operation that may require varied work schedules
  • Indoor/outdoor working environment

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