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Advisor Mechanic

Montreal, QC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

At CN, everyday brings new and exciting challenges. You can expect an interesting environment where you’re part of making sure our business is running optimally and safely―helping keep the economy on track. We provide the kind of paid training and opportunities that long-term careers are built on and we recognize hard workers who strive to make a difference. You will be able to thrive in our close-knit, safety-focused culture working together as ONE TEAM. The careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!



Ø  Advisor Mechanic

·       Control and direct all the repairs and preventive maintenance on vehicles under the responsibility of Fleet Services provided by CN approved commercial vendors.

·       Act as a resource person for user departments and commercial vendors.

·       Issue and update expenditure authorization numbers, as per department guidelines, for repairs performed by a commercial vendor.

·       Verify and code invoices to ensure charged costs correspond to the work authorized.

·       Ensure that preventive maintenance, government inspections and recalls are performed as per schedule. 

·       Ensure that all applicable warranties and servicing agreements are complied with.

·       Other related duties assigned.


Working Conditions: 

Ø  Relief Advisor Mechanic

·       Office environment, call centre.

·       5 working days of 8 hours with 2 days off

·       Home Headquarters: Head Quarter Office

Employment Requirements:

·       Current valid Provincial Mechanic Journeyman certificate required. Other additional mechanic certification (i.e. Truck and Coach, Commercial Transport or Heavy Duty) would be an asset. Must be capable of certifying company equipment in accordance with provincial/Regulatory standards.

·       Pass Company’s “A” Mechanic’s test.

·       Successfully pass the Company’s medical exam.

·       Good experience in general automotive repairs of gas and diesel vehicles, as well as hirail equipment and hydraulic mounted equipment.

·       Over the phone assistance:  ability to diagnose mechanical problems (troubleshooting) and propose repairs. Must display strong telephone communications and interpersonal skills, which will be determined through a structured interview by Fleet Management.

·       Familiar with Microsoft software (Outlook, Word, Excel etc.) and other mainframe computer systems such as AMIS.

·       Prior experience as a Foreman/Mechanic, an asset. 

·       At least five years’ experience in the automotive repair trade. 

·       Must be able to type 20 words/minute

·       Demonstrate a willingness to improve ( telephone, typing, computer skills, etc.).

·       Working knowledge of A.M.I.S. (inquiries, repair orders, repair coding, commercial garage updates, etc.).

·       Written and oral communication skills-French (Strong)-English (Strong).

About CN

CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada’s Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919. CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.


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