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SkyTrain Career Opportunities

SkyTrain is an essential part of the Metro Vancouver rapid transit network, and our people keep the region moving every day. Every position throughout the company is an integral part of keeping our trains moving, from maintaining our trains to our track and just about everything in between!

Depending on your skills, qualifications, and experience, you will find a good fit in one of our key departments that are responsible for keeping our assets well maintained, safe and in good operational standing.

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    Your Career with SkyTrain


    Our comprehensive benefits provide employees with a fantastic package that supports them through their professional and personal lives. Learn more about what we offer below.

    Benefits highlights

    • Defined BC Public benefit pension program

    • Medical

    • Dental including orthodontics

    • Extended Health including vision care, massage therapy, physiotherapy, prescription drugs with the option of family and domestic partner coverage

    • Life Insurance

    • PPE, toolkits, and coveralls are provided for all trades positions

    • Paid vacation, starting at three weeks, and with the possibility of more allowance depending on position

    • Transit pass for you and up to two eligible family members (some restrictions apply)

    • Paid training

    • Family Assistance Program

    • Respectful Workplace Program

    • Membership in CUPE Local 7000 (for unionized roles, see job listings for more information)

    • Optional overtime with competitive rates, depending on operational needs and department.

    Skilled Tradesperson Requirement & Qualifications

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    Each of our skilled tradesperson positions come with its own requirements.

    Most roles will require a minimum of between three to five years recent related mechanical, technical, maintenance, and electrical engineering experience in a heavy industrial environment or other similar background and profile.

    An equivalent combination of post-secondary technical training, and experience working towards a relevant trade are also considered.

    Most roles will require a Class 5 BC Driver’s License.

    Many of these positions work collaboratively as part of a team, working to maintain our assets. Therefore, a demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team is an asset.

    Candidates should be able to work under changing conditions and high-pressure environments, in cases of working on emergency repairs, or in short night maintenance windows. Excellent communication skills to be able to effectively relay technical and sometimes complex information are also beneficial skills.

    These are some of the general qualifications for these roles. To learn more about the requirements for a particular role, visit the individual job listing for further information.

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    See all current job opportunities with SkyTrain on our Careers page.