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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​Brampton is a city in Ontario, Canada. As of the 2021 census, Brampton has a population of 656,480, which makes it the 9th most populous city in Canada.

Brampton has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

A stop on the Hurontario Light-Rail Transit (LRT) system

The Hurontario LRT project is part of the largest infrastructure investment in the history of Ontario. The province is providing $1.4 billion to build it in Mississauga and southern Brampton. The stop will officially be located at Brampton Gateway Terminal, a big transit hub in Brampton.

The Riverwalk

The Riverwalk project is estimated to cost $200 million for a long-term solution to flood risk in Brampton. Running along the Etobicoke River floodplain, the aim is to increase potential for urban development and make Brampton more healthy, sustainable and resilient.

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