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Engineer’s Assistant

Posted March 18, 2019

Heritage Park is seeking an enthusiastic individual for the role of Engineer’s Assistant in our Steam Train Operations department. Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the Engineer’s Assistant will support the operation and maintenance of all locomotives, rolling stock, tracks, and other equipment. The successful candidate will also assist with restoration work. This is a full-time, year-round position with an excellent benefits and pension plan package.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates and maintains Pressure Vessels within the Park; inspects, monitors and maintains tracks
  • Maintains, repairs, and restores locomotives and all rolling stock to preserve each piece to its fullest life expectancy
  • Ensures all Railway steam driven equipment is maintained and operated in a safe manner
  • Assists in organizing and complying with the required railway/locomotive inspections
  • Maintains concise records, logs, and written information on railway maintenance
  • Schedules and supervises seasonal railway staff in the absence of Chief Engineer
  • Performs general mechanical repairs, metal work, and welding

Job Requirements:

  • Completion of high school and a 3rd Class Power Engineer Technical Course
  • Completion of ABSA’s Part A and Part B examinations
  • Three to five years of experience in a role that demonstrates skilled mechanical aptitude
  • Must possess a working knowledge of historical boiler design, operation, and regulations with a demonstrated ability to maintain mechanical maintenance items
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with NBIC, ASME, AB 534, and CSA-B51 as it pertains to historical and locomotive boilers

Working Conditions and Hours of Work:

  • 40 hours per week; some evenings, weekends, and overtime as required
  • This position may require work in non-climate controlled environments  and will bring the individual in contact with grease, oil, diesel fuel, paint, and various abrasive agents
  • Must perform a wide range of tasks with varying physical requirements, sometimes in less than ideal working conditions



Submit your Cover Letter and Resume

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Send by email to hr@heritagepark.ca or mail to 1900 Heritage Drive SW, Calgary, AB  T2V 2X3 or fax 403.268.8554.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. 

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