Railcar Repair Technician
CAD Industries ferroviaires
Montréal, QC


Responsible for rail car inspection and maintenance in accordance with FRA and AAR Regulations. Must be in compliance with AAR office manual, identify AAR/FRA violations when present on railcars. This is accomplished by performing all or any combination of the following duties: Have ability to use cutting torch in all positions without damage to adjoining parts, and complete all positions welding qualification. Must insure that all company guidelines are met, and that all safety rules are followed when performing duties. In addition, must be able to read and understand blueprints/work orders, make car repairs in compliance with FRA & AAR rules and keep thorough and precise repair records. Should be able to perform freight and tank car repairs. May be asked to perform other duties as requested or required.


  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Compulsory railway experience (Freight- Carman)
  • Applicants must have the ability to effectively and accurately understand, interpret, reference, evaluate, organize, and record non-technical and technical information.
  • Applicants must be able and willing to understand and apply safety rules, practice safe work habits, identify safety risks, and avoid potentially risky behaviors and situations.
  • Applicants must have the ability to communicate and work well both independently and with others.
  • Experience operating tools required to repair freight cars.
  • Ability to perform heavy physical labor.
  • Agree to all listed job requirements, e.g. pay, shift work, outdoor work, confined spaces, heights, etc.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers, supervisors and/or customers and effectively handle conflict situations


  • Requires heavy lifting, carrying, frequent pushing or pulling with a force of 100 lbs.
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb ladders and scaffolding to perform various tasks around and under railcars
  • Perform scheduled and on demand maintenance including: initial terminal air brake tests and other pre-trip maintenance; lubricate journals; clean and prepare surfaces for painting.
  • Repair rolling stock structural components. Fabricate, cut, and perform rough finish operations on metal and wood replacement parts; fasten and assemble car parts by riveting, bolting, welding, and other methods.
  • Remove and replace defective components on rolling stock (trucks, shoes, coupler assemblies, air brake systems).
  • Safely and effectively operate the following; acetylene torches, non-power tools (pliers, wrenches, hammers), power tools (drills, power saws, grinders); electric and gas welding equipment.
  • Work with shop machines, tools, vehicles, and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve.
  • Communicate with others, verbally and in writing, technical information, job procedure recommendations, and other work-related information.
  • Read, understand, and interpret information from work orders.
  • Clean and supply work areas.
  • Provide on the job training to subordinates, coworkers, and trainees or apprentices.


  • Health and dental insurance, life insurance
  • Savings for retirement
  • Training and professional development
  • Internal mobility and promotions
  • Diversification of our activities in the railways
  • Supports safety boots and uniforms
  • Social and sports activities
  • Team spirit and help


  • Security is the number one priority;
  • Employees are our most important asset;
  • Excellent customer service;
  • Continuous improvement;
  • Friendly environment;
  • Generate a superior return for our shareholders.

Type d'emploi : Temps Plein, Permanent


  • Carman: 1 an (Requis)