Machinist - Milwaukee, WI at Canadian Pacific in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Job Description:

  • Req ID: 82904

  • Department: Operations

  • Job Type: Full-Time

  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Country: United States

  • # of Positions: 1

  • Compensation Rate:

  • Job Available to: Internal & External

  • Deadline to apply: 02/28/2021

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


Inspect, service, and maintain diesel locomotives in accordance with governmental and company regulations.


  • Diagnoses diesel engine malfunctions and makes indicated repairs using hand tools, measuring instruments and sometimes machine tools and other duties as assigned;

  • Repair roadway work equipment (track machinery) and components;

  • Troubleshoot and performs repairs to equipment and components such as gas and diesel engines, transmissions and differentials, hydraulic pumps, motors, cylinders, valves, workheads, and similar repairs;

  • Perform work related to overhaul of roadway equipment;

  • Diagnose malfunctions and make repairs using hand tools, measuring instruments, machine tools. Other duties as assigned.


  • Mechanical experience on diesel engines;

  • Experience with tool operation (lathe, vertical mill Leblond and Bridgeport);

  • Must understand and apply mechanical principles, make judgments regarding defects for repairs and replacements;

  • Must exercise good hand and eye coordination, oral communications and understand printed/written information.


  • Flexible and competitive benefits package

  • Employer funded Retirement plan

  • Annual Fitness Subsidy

  • Part-time Studies program


Medical Requirements:
CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. This position is asafety sensitive 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.

Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check

  • Last 3 years of driving history

  • Last 7 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.