Truck Driver/Mechanic

Sperry Rail Canada Ltd. - Quebec City, QC (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

Company Info:

Sperry is making the world a safer place by providing non-destructive testing services and products to the railroad industry, across the globe. We are committed to our employees and provide many opportunities for training, development, and advancement.

Our highly trained professionals go through rigorous training that exceeds industry standards. As the largest railroad testing company of its kind, Sperry is able to deploy extensive resources and technologies to meet virtually any client’s requirement, worldwide.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Operate test vehicle/detector car on and off railroad tracks and in all road conditions. Perform vehicle inspections and equipment set-up. Service/maintain/repair the vehicle and detector carriage under the vehicle. This will entail crawling under the vehicle with clearance as little at eighteen inches and bending/kneeling/squatting in awkward postures under the vehicle. Climb steps and/or ladders to enter/exit the vehicle repeatedly; perform ground examination of rails (bending/kneeling) with hand test units. Personal protective equipment required includes safety glasses, safety steel-toed boots, hard hats, and safety vests are mandatory. Safety goggles and neoprene gloves may be required when working with vehicle fluids (e.g., antifreeze, oil, cleaners).

BENEFITS:

· Sperry Rail offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and lots of opportunity for advancement.

· Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance

· Registered Retired Savings Plan

· 100% Tuition reimbursement

· Plenty of career growth opportunities!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

· Drive testing vehicle.

· Place and operate test equipment on the rail line.

· Operate equipment to fill water tanks on the high rail vehicles.

· Perform visual observation of car and track conditions, test data, and equipment function.

· Must be able to communicate verbally clearly and concisely to pilot and crew members in order to obtain instructions, safety rules, determine traffic patterns and announce obstructions on the rail. It will also require communication via radio and intercom. Hearing various buzzers and alarms used in the vehicle for communications is safety-critical.

· Inspect and maintain all components of the vehicle motor, body, carriage, and generator. Perform cleaning including sweeping/mopping inside the vehicle and washing outside. In addition to common vehicle maintenance (oil, antifreeze, air filters), maintenance and repair of the detector carriage is also required.

REQUIREMENTS:

· Ability to travel up to 3 months at a time, required

· Valid CDL Driver’s License- Class3 with Air Brake Endorsement], required

· Authorized to work in Canada, required

· Willingness to submit to a background screening, required

· High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • commercial driving: 1 year (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Class 3 Drivers License with Air Brake Endorsement (Required)