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Canadian Pacific Railroad

Supervisor S&C Testing and Commissioning - Montreal (90066)

Aerospace and Aviation

Process Supervisor



Montréal, Quebec, Canada

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

Pursuant to the Government of Canada's mandate that all federally-regulated employers require their employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, CP requires all prospective employees to confirm their vaccination status, as part of the hiring process and as a condition of continued employment.

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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.


The Supervisor S&C Testing and Commissioning is tasked with helping the test effort's success to ensure any new or altered Signals & Communication (S&C) software has been rigorously tested per CP standards and all relevant regulations. The Supervisor will also help support Specialist Special Control Zone, when necessary, in providing S&C protection during cutovers, and maintenance activities.


  • Perform Software Breakdown testing to ensure S&C Signal Software working to specifications and regulations;
  • Execute test process, and any testing required for all wayside signal equipment;
  • Ensure all test plans are completed and provide continuous improvement feedback to Signal Design Office;
  • Ensure all defects are raised to Signal Design Office, Construction team, and T&C team;
  • Ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones;
  • Arrange any hardware and software requirement for the test setup;
  • Escalate the issues to Signal Design Office for resolution;
  • Ensure content and structure of all documents are maintained;
  • Document, implement, monitor, and enforce all processes and Red Book requirements for testing as per CP standards;
  • Keep track of the new requirements/changes initiated by the project and/or Signal Design Office;
  • Ensure all the testing results are recorded and documented;
  • Ensure any changes on Design or Test Plans are captured and approved, and the latest revision is always used;
  • Ensure the RailDOCS are updated;
  • Ensure all final completed documentations have been delivered to Signal Design Office, S&C maintenance, and others where required;
  • Assist in deployment of S&C special control zones when required.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Should possess a minimum of 3 years of S&C construction, S&C maintenance, or CP Operations experience;
  • Knowledge of design, testing and commissioning for all S&C system is an asset;
  • Excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Experience in a wide variety of testing efforts, techniques and tools;
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with other stakeholders and other coworkers.


  • 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:

Operating safely is a core foundation of CP. Our commitment is to protect our people, customers, communities in which we operate, the environment and our assets. We are also committed to a healthy and safe workplace. CP’s Alcohol and Drug Policy and Procedures (“Policy and Procedures”) support these commitments. All new hires for a safety sensitive position will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol and drug audit assessment.

Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Drivers’ License verification

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").