Signals and Communications Maintainer

As a Signals and Communication (S&C) Maintainer, your job will be to install, maintain, test, replace and repair railway signals and communications equipment. Troubleshooting is a large part of the job because you will need to analyze, isolate and resolve any malfunctions.


Typical Working Conditions, Hours & Salary:

Training Requirements & Qualifications:

Railways typically put new S&C Maintainer recruits through months of training to learn track circuitry, crossing activation, and the mechanics of signals. Candidates must also pass the Canadian Rail Operating Rules exam. Depending on where they work in Canada, they will have to re-certify their credentials by passing this exam either every two or every three years.