Signalman/Assistant Signalman
Canadian National Railway - Pontiac, MI

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CN is currently seeking both experienced Signalman and Assistant Signalman candidates for our Pontiac, MI location.

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The duties of the Signalman / Assistant Signalman include the construction, installation, repair, maintenance, testing, and inspection of signal systems, devices and appliances. These include automatic block signal systems, traffic control systems, train stop, train control and cab signal systems, interlocking systems, rail-highway grade crossing protection, automatic classification yards, defect detectors, broken flange detectors, and other similar devices, appliances, and systems.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements:
Reading comprehension (general and technical)

Oral/written communication

Planning and organizing

Problem solving and decision making

Mechanical comprehension

Computer literacy

Knowledge of safety rules

Works as a member of a team

Auditory acuity


Visual acuity/inspection/tracking

Visual color discrimination

Understanding visual symbols and displays

Reach/handle/finger/feel; stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl

Must possess a valid drivers' license and possess or be capable of obtaining a Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Work is performed outdoors much of the time. Required to wear safety apparel and. Travel to locations other than the primary work location is frequent and required. Work shifts will include non-standard hours, which may include variable shifts, overtime, permanent night shifts, weekends or holidays. Assistant Signalman candidates will complete a 2-year apprenticeship program which will train the Assistant Signalman to perform all of the duties of a Signalman.

CN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all qualified candidates apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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The Canadian National Railway Company (reporting mark CN) (TSX: CNR, NYSE: CNI) is a Canadian Class I railway headquartered in Montreal,...