Fleet Management manages a fleet of ~4600 vehicles across North America, of which 60% are highly specialized and railroad specific. The Fleet Engineering Intern’s role is to support the Fleet Engineering Team by working on special projects.
Organize working sessions with users to review vehicle specifications and gather user feedback
Document user feedback and organize by focus area
Work with Fleet Engineering and Upfitters to draft revised vehicle specifications, drawings and weight distribution models
Organize working sessions with users to review the draft specifications and obtain approval
Develop and document the vehicle specification review process
Research new options, tools, accessories as required.
Vehicle Reliability and Uptime
Analyze vehicle downtime to determine root cause, recommend changes to eliminate recurrence of preventable downtime, and minimize non-preventable downtime
Make recommendations for improving the maintenance and repair cycle
Make recommendations for vehicle and component specification changes to improve reliability
Serve as escalation point for FMO/RAC to resolve issues with vehicles having excessive downtime.
Special Reporting / Auditing
Perform the following audits and reports:
Vehicle use audit
CAPEX Tracking and reporting
Fuel card use audit
Vendor / Tire selection audit
In process of obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
General Skills and Competencies
Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
Bilingual – English and French
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong computer skills (MS Office (primarily Excel) programs are required ; MS Access, SQL & CAD are considered an asset).
CN is an employment equity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.