RailWorks Electrical CAD Operator in Guelph, Ontario

Electrical CAD Operator

REQUISITION NUMBER: 20180830-72001-001

HOME COMPANY: PNR RailWorks Signals & Communication

COMPANY LOCATION: PNR RailWork Signals & Comm - Guelph, ON



Job Responsibilities:

*Job Summary and Purpose:

Reporting to the Manager, Technical Services, the CAD Operator will draft a wide variety of deliverables required for the engineering and construction of transit and rail signals and communication projects.

  • Primary Tasks and Responsibilities of the Electrical CAD Operator:*
  1. Produce electrical and mechanical drawings from all phases of the project lifecycle

  2. Drafting as per mark-ups provided by design staff

  3. Ensure a high standard of care for drawing setup, maintenance and presentation

  4. Deploying, setting-up, configuring and implementing AutoCAD systems

  5. Maintain block library and AutoCAD / Microstaion catalogs

  6. Conducts field studies and correlations taking precise measurements and making detailed technical sketches

  7. Prepares technical reports.

  8. Maintains robust engineering / technical submission processes & procedures.

  9. Assists Project Managers with technical compliance and oversight of construction quality

Job Qualifications:

  • Completion of a Computer Aided Design Technology program or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in drawing production position using AutoCAD.

  • Railway experience is preferred.

  • Experience in supporting construction activities with on-site experience is preferred.

  • Proficiency in project controls principles (schedule, financial forecasts).

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

  • Experience using common software and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills.

Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements

  • Works predominately indoors.

  • Frequently sits, stands, walks, reads, writes and uses a computer keyboard.

  • Travel up to 10% of time.


This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

PNR RailWorks are to using hiring practices and providing a workplace environment that is inclusive and barrier free. If contacted throughout the selection process, please advise Human Resources in advance if you require accommodation for the interview process so you can be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received regarding accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Disabled)


Railworks Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disabled)