Rail Electrician

Rail Electricians handle all electrical and electronic equipment and make sure freight is moved.

Personal requirements of a Rail Electrician may include:

  • Problem solving skills
  • Good eyesight/colour vision and good hearing
  • Manual dexterity
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy
  • Good computer skills

Rail Electricians may complete the following tasks:

  • Inspect and troubleshoot all electric and electronic equipment
  • Clean and lubricate all electrical and electronic equipment
  • Make evaluations, decisions and repairs with limited supervision

This job usually requires a qualification in Electrotechnology plus a relevant number of years on the job experience to be considered for the position.