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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​Hamilton is a port city within the the Canadian province of Ontario. 58 kilometres southwest of Toronto, Hamilton has an estimated population of 536,000 and is home to the McMaster University, which is ranked 4th on the Canada. Hamilton has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Kiwi Condos

Located at 212 King William Street this 14-storey tower is set to be completed in 2023 and will see 300 luxury residential units built.

Capital infrastructure projects

The City of Hamilton Hamilton’s recently approved budget includes $474 million for capital infrastructure projects, including roads, bridges, traffic lights, sidewalks, parks and facilities. Some specific projects include:

  • Transit initiatives – $192.9 million

  • Roads, bridges, traffic, sidewalks – $114.2 million

  • Long-term care and recreation facilities – $39.7 million

  • Housing initiatives – $30.3 million

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