Rail Car Mechanic (Carman) - Harvey, ND at Canadian Pacific in Harvey, North Dakota

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Job Description:

  • Req ID: 79925

  • Department: [[department]]

  • Job Type: Full-Time

  • Location: Harvey, North Dakota

  • Country: United States

  • # of Positions: 1

  • Compensation Rate:

  • Job Available to: Internal & External

  • Deadline to apply: 09/24/2020

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 cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP.For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit cpr.ca/en/about-cp.


In this challenging role you will be a member of a team working in a high production environment performing preventative and corrective maintenance to Railcars.


  • Repair, maintain and inspect freight car equipment in a safe and efficient manner;

  • Perform all preventative maintenance work & repairs on trucks, underframe, structure, safety appliances, braking systems, draft systems and any associated tests;

  • Perform all work associated with rush repairs, road work and supplementary service operation of equipment;

  • Repair and application of all associated piping & valves, guards, shrouds, covers and any cutting, burning, welding, grinding, soldiering and brazing associated with removal or application of components;

  • Work all around, under, between, on top and inside of rail cars.


  • Must have a High School Diploma or General Equivalence Diploma;

  • Must be able to obtain a CDL License within 60 days of hire;

  • Preference will be given to those who possess a journeyman certification or is ajourneyman welder;

  • Boilermaker/ironworker would be an asset;

  • Experience with heavy metal fabrication/welding would be an asset

  • Must be able to work within strict established safety and work guidelines/rules to complete job;

  • Strong problem solving and computer skills;

  • You must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal;

  • The Railway operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; must be able to work on various shifts and on weekends in adverse weather conditions.


  • 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 critical/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.