Assistant Track Maintenance Welder

Website Siemens

Assistant Track Maintenance Welder Job Highlights

Title Assistant Track Maintenance Welder
Type Full Time
Experience 3 Years
Function Production/Manufacturing
Location Oakville, ON, Canada
Company Siemens

Company Profile

Siemens is a technology company that focuses on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare. It is a leading global provider of short-distance, regional, and long-distance rolling stock, as well as product and system solutions for passenger and freight transport.

Metrolinx is a Crown agency of the Government of Ontario that manages and integrates road and public transport in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

Job Profile

The company (Metrolinx) is seeking an Assistant Track Maintenance Welder who will be responsible for overseeing and performing routine and planned maintenance activities as well as supporting and protecting other maintenance activities.

Supports emergency response and performs track inspection, when required.

Oversees small groups of employees executing track maintenance work.

The position will report to the Track Supervisor.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma
  • Track Inspection Qualification (TIG)
  • Thermite welding qualification (an asset)

Work Experience

  • Possess a minimum of 3 years of work experience as Track Maintainer
  • Experience in track inspection procedures, track construction, and track maintenance/repair work



  • Act as a role model when it comes to safety, quality of work, and efficiency of operations.
  • Be a leader and promote Siemens’ safety culture and compliance with standards and policies.
  • Be an ambassador of Siemens when interacting with customers, suppliers, and employees.
  • Report and escalate all accidents/incidents and participate in the incident investigation and review processes.

Track Work Coordination-

  • Assist in coordinating and executing the work related to various maintenance activities such as spot rail, track tie, and other track component replacements. Turnout component replacement and adjustment. Maintenance of public and private crossings. Vegetation cutting. Fencing repairs.
  • Complete work, material inventory, and inspection reports as required
  • Perform track inspection and track maintenance activities according to Metrolinx Engineering Standards, Best Practices, and Transport Canada Guidelines.
  • Perform track maintenance and repair.
  • Provide track flagging service as required.
  • Snow clearing from railway turnouts (switches) and other key track and right-of-way components
  • Supervise, develop, and lead track maintainers and subcontractors to ensure quality maintenance and safe work performance.
  • Support geometry testing and rail flaw detection testing on the territory.


  • Highly organized and flexible
  • Provide strong leadership and the ability to train, supervise coach other employees
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong Background in track inspection and maintenance
  • Must be able to read technical drawings
  • Good understanding of track geometry
  • Good understanding of track standards and track safety requirements
  • Good understanding of continuous welded rail (CWR)
  • A Valid Driving License
  • Must be able to endure repetitive physical work activities and lift and carry approximately 60 lbs.
  • Available to work on various work cycles with occasional overtime


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

Employer’s Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment.

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