METROLINX S&C Technician, Central

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

SIEMENS MOBILITY LIMITED

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Why you’ll love working for Siemens!

  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.
  • Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Profit sharing available.
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle.
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused.
  • Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2023, Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2022 and Greater Toronto’s Top Employers 2022.



    The Opportunity

    S&C Technician, Mississauga, ON

    The S&C Technician has a good combination of railway signals and communications knowledge, understanding the fundamentals of the railway signal system as well as possessing in-depth knowledge of the hardware and software at control point and crossing theory of operation and troubleshooting, radio systems, telecommunication circuits, fiber networks and wayside inspection systems.

    The S&C Technician reports to the S&C Supervisor, with additional guidance from the Communications Manager, and is responsible for the maintenance and performance of all the communications-based equipment and their respective circuits, including voice radios, data radios (BCP, WCP) and their associated codelines, LTE modems and fiber optic nodes. The S&C Technician is also responsible for ensuring that field equipment is running a software version in compliance with the manufacturer supplied compatibility matrix.



    The candidate is required to be part of a schedule rotation that will ensure the client’s operation is covered 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days a year.

    The territory that the successful candidate will lead covers Metrolinx’s Newmarket Subdivision from downtown Toronto up to Barrie, Ontario and Metrolinx’s Weston subdivision from downtown Toronto up to Brampton, Ontario.

    Required Skills and Qualifications

  • At least 4 years of railway signals maintenance experience in a high-density CTC environment
  • Good knowledge of S&C Standard Code of Practice and General Instructions
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and specifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of CTC Signal Systems
  • Knowledge on how to download and analyse equipment logs
  • Knowledge on how to perform crossing calibration and linearization
  • Experience on how to validate changes made to system performance
  • Experience using equipment diagnostic messages and historical performance data to proactively correct degradation trends
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of test equipment like RF Service Monitor, Power Meter, Antenna Checker, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience on RF cable repairs.
  • Experience on how to check and calibrate wayside inspection system components
  • Ability to adapt to field-office communications changes introduced as part of the new dispatching system’s implementation
  • Completion of Class I Railway signals maintainer or technician training apprenticeship or equivalent
  • CROR qualification
  • Thorough troubleshooting and root cause analysis experience
  • Valid driver’s licence required
  • Ability to follow company procedures and maintain a cordial relationship with clients
  • Strong communications skills; ability to sustain technical conversations by phone with the Fault Control team and equipment Product Engineers
  • Ability to pass a company-issued Technician Test
  • College diploma in a related technical field (ex: telecommunications, electronics, etc.) is an asset

  • About us.

    We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

    In Canada, Siemens Mobility has been providing solutions to the transportation industry for more than 40 years, including railway infrastructure maintenance services on the rail networks in Quebec and Ontario, light rail vehicles in Edmonton and Calgary, trainsets delivered to VIA Rail Canada, new trainsets for Ontario Northland that will bring back Northeastern passenger rail to Ontario that are expected to be delivered in 2026, an order for locomotives for Montreal’s exo and the rail electrification and overall system maintenance of the light rail transit network in Kitchener-Waterloo.

    Our footprint also includes dispatching services operated from Dorval, Québec, to more than 25 railways across Canada covering over 3,400 miles of track.

    Today, Siemens Mobility provides customers with full-service capabilities for the entire life cycle of their projects to help evolve our growing cities while supporting Canada’s sustainability goals.

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