Post Jobs

Canadian Pacific Railway Supervisor Work Equipment - BC in BC Wide, Canada

  • Req ID: 74960

  • Department: Engineering

  • Job Type: Full-Time

  • Position Type: Non-Union

  • Location: BC wide, British Columbia

  • Country: Canada

  • % of Travel: 40-50%

  • of Positions: 1

  • Job Available to: Internal & External

  • Deadline to apply: 03/24/2019

Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing 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 Canadian Pacific.


  • Lead a safe, efficient, cost effective work equipment and vehicle maintenance program within their area of responsibility.

  • Organize and control the resources responsible for the maintenance of work equipment in accordance with regulatory requirements and processes on their area.

  • Supervise and monitor the execution of all repair activities.


  • Supervise and monitor the performance of maintainers to ensure the reliability of work equipment as directed by the Manager of Work Equipment;

  • Ensure the application of CP safety practices, policies and procedures;

  • Monitor financial results expected within their assigned budgets;

  • Ensure PPM is scheduled on vehicles and equipment assigned to their area and evaluates inspection reports;

  • Implement work processes/changes that achieve continuous improvement;

  • Arrange for and prepare condition reports for all work equipment;

  • Ensure equipment work order management and maintenance records are kept accurate;

  • Maintain cross functional relationships within assigned territory

  • Monitor inventory to safety stock levels;

  • Mentor and coach maintainers and machine operators to improve their effectiveness.


  • Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent;

  • 5 years’ experience in a railway work equipment maintenance environment;

  • Journeymen certificate as a heavy duty mechanic is preferred;

  • Demonstrated capability to apply relevant knowledge and technical skills to monitor adherence to CP policies and standards as well regulatory requirements;

  • Rules qualified;

  • Computer literate and working knowledge of CP systems ie SAP;

  • Ability to simultaneously manage priorities and ensure delivery of key performance metrics during emergency and non-emergency operations;

  • People leadership;

  • Good communication skills;

  • Ability to influence peers, cross functional co-managers and leadership skills.


  • Flexible and competitive benefits package

  • Competitive company pension plan

  • Employee Share Purchase Plan

  • Performance Incentive Program

  • Annual Fitness Subsidy


As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

Medical Requirements:CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. This position is considered safety sensitive; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical evaluation that includes a vision, hearing, drug screening and pre-employment physical.

Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check

  • Reference check

Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").