Universal Rail Systems is looking for a Heavy Duty Mechanic for their Toronto, Ontario operations



  • Carry out inspections, observation and reporting of the condition & mechanical repairs/maintenance required to all equipment, vehicles, trailers & miscellaneous equipment held
  • In the field observe operators and operating condition of the equipment maintenance procedures, daily inspections and log books.
  • Provide mechanical instruction and training to operator’s maintenance, repair and operation of equipment.
  • Carry out directed and authorized repairs, maintenance and modifications to all company equipment.
  • Carry out repairs as per inspections & monthly operator maintenance sheets
  • Advise Foreman of equipment/vehicles that should be taken out of service due to maintenance faults and apply appropriate lock out/tag out device.
  • Comply with WHMIS and OH&S safety standards and comply with all corresponding administrative procedures.
  • When required, act as lead hand & perform duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for the up-keep of all shop tools, tool boxes, & miscellaneous shop equipment.
  • Responsible for clean-up of work bays & tooling on a daily basis.
  • Clean all non-serviceable parts before sending them out for repair.
  • Requisition materials and supplies, such as tools, equipment, or replacement parts.
  • Comply with all administrative paperwork that is requested to ensure the proper records and maintenance of all equipment.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • Sound understanding of safety regulations, safe work practices and work procedures and be capable of assisting in maintaining safe work sites
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and storage
  • Ability to maintain concentration and mental alertness in a variety of situations
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong stress management and time management skills
  • Perform duties in inclement weather, with possible exposure to severe weather conditions
  • Proficiency in the safe operation and maintenance of various related equipment and tools


  • Must possess a Journeyman or Apprentice Mechanic certificate
  • Valid G License
  • Bilingual is an asset


  • Competitive Pay
  • An industry leading comprehensive benefits program
  • The opportunity to work with a great team where Safety is an integral part of our culture


Please send your resume and a cover letter quoting “Heavy Duty Mechanic” in the subject line to: humanresources@abrail.com.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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