Job Opening

Job TitleElectrician
EmployerPacific & Arctic Railways & Navigations (White Pass Yukon route)
Job LocationSkagway
Wage & Benefits$50.10/hr. & benefits
Job DetailsThis is a full-time, seasonal position and the successful applicant must be available March through October.


  • Repair & maintenance of locomotive fleet & rolling stock
  • Ability to problem solve & repair all electrical aspects and components of locomotives;
  • Repair of high voltage electrical cabinets

Skills & Requirements:

  • Familiarity and compliance with FRA rules
  • Previous railroad electrician experience preferred
  • Troubleshooting skills in fast-paced environment
  • Diagnostic computer skills preferred
  • Familiarity with electrical and electronic system relating to locomotives preferred
  • Must be able to clearly and effectively read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English, in person and using electronic devices.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions: (hot, cold, rain, snow, and sleet).
  • Able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds frequently, up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license
  • Must possess a valid U.S. Passport and must be free to enter Canada. Must be able to receive a Company sponsored Canadian work visa
  • Must not have had a DUI/DWI conviction within the previous ten years.
  • Must have the ability to see and interpret hand signals from near and far; distinguish among red, blue, green, yellow and white colors; visually judge the speed and distance of moving objects; see at night; hear, and, with training, distinguish auditory signals.
  • Must be able to work in extreme all-weather conditions and safety sensitive work environment.
  • Must be able to follow safety policies and procedures and wear the required personal protective equipment required for the job in a safe manner.
  • Safety sensitive transportation industry experience is preferred.

All applicants must be registered with the Union, have a current resume on file in the dispatch office, that reflects the qualifications required by the Employer to be referred to the employer by the Union.