Rolling Stock Engineers design and oversee the manufacturing process and installation of rail vehicles. This includes locomotives, carriages, wagons and multiple units. Rolling Stock Engineers design new trains and electrical or mechanical parts, supervise modifications and resolve any technical problems. Rolling Stock Engineers also perform maintenance duties, ensuring trains are in good condition and meet quality and safety standards.

What are the typical duties and activities for a Rolling Stock Engineer?

From employer to employer the job description of a Rolling Stock Engineer will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • read and follow written technical instructions

  • help to build new engines and carriages

  • fit out carriages with lighting, upholstery, control panels and communication systems

  • inspect bodywork, roofs and undercarriages for wear and tear or damage

  • repair or replace parts

  • carry out regular checks on brakes and couplings

  • take apart, test and reassemble mechanical, electrical and pneumatic systems

  • write reports and update maintenance records

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​Barrie is a city situated in Toronto, Canada, which sits on the shores of Kempenfelt Bay. As of the census in 2016 the population was recorded at 141,434 and covers an area of approximately 38 square miles. Barrie has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Morrow Road reconstruction

Construction work on this $3.6m tender began in summer 2018 and included storm culvert, sewer and water main replacements and road surface improvements. The bulk of construction is done, though some utility work is planned over the duration of the winter. Surface asphalt will be added in late spring or early summer.

Duckworth Street reconstruction

This is the first of two phases in the reconstruction of Duckworth. The $2.7m tender on the first phase runs from St. Vincent Street to Melrose Avenue. Work was initially scheduled to begin this year, but the project was advanced due to poor road condition.

A new water main and sanitary and storm sewers, sidewalks and curbs are included in the work.

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