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.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
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.
WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER
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.
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.