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Signal Electronic Technician - St. Paul, MN at Canadian Pacific in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

* Req ID: 76567

* Department: Engineering

* Job Type: Full-Time

* Position Type: Union

* Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

* Country: United States

* % of Travel: 0-10%

* # of Positions: 1

* Compensation Rate: $34.68/hour

* Job Available to: Internal & External

* Deadline to apply: 04/30/2020

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit


* General responsibilities for this position involve the installation, maintenance and construction of Train Control Systems and Grade Crossing Warning Systems;

* May supervise, instruct, or direct other employees assisting the Electronic Technician in their work;

* Will work outdoors a majority of the time with exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity such as extreme heat, cold, ice, rain, snow;

* Facilitate repair and return of bad order circuit cards and components through equipment vendors;

* Use meters, scopes, and other various types of test equipment to diagnose equipment problems and failures;

* Use computers for diagnostics in troubleshooting electronic equipment, software burning, software uploading/downloading, downloading event logs, and other various functions;

* Test, inspect, and repair signal apparatus to meet requirements set forth by Canadian Pacific and FRA regulatory requirements;

* Manage and document FRA test and inspection reports;

* Support Signal Maintainers, Signal Crews, and Signal Testmen in their duties and with technical issues;

* Acquire and apply knowledge of Grade Crossing Warning System equipment, i.e. HXP s, GCP s, PMD s and Train Control Systems, i.e. VHLC s, VPI s, Electro logic s, Microlok s;

* Become familiar with Signal & Communication circuit drawings and standards;

* Make field checks and corrections to circuit drawings as necessary.


* High School Diploma or equivalent is required;

* Post-secondary education is preferred;

* Must possess valid FCC General Radio Telephone Operators License (GROL) or equivalent i.e. International Society of Certified Electronic Technicians (ISCET certification);

* Requires valid Driver s License to operate company vehicle;

* Ability to respond for emergent work past normal working hours;

* Ability to occasionally work at various heights (ladders, signal masts and structures).


* Flexible and competitive benefits package

* Completive company pension plan

* Annual Fitness Subsidy


Medical Requirements:
CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. This position is a safety critical position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol and drug audit assessments. Qualification drug test(s) are also required.

Drug Test Elements:

All new hires are required to undergo a drug screen. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CP safe and drug free.

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:

* Criminal history check

* Education verification

* Last 3 years of driving history

* Last 3 years of employment history; includes military service

* Social Security number verification

CP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.