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Canadian Pacific Railroad

**$15,000 SIGNING BONUS** Qualified Signal Maintainer - Toronto (93131)

Transportation and Logistics

Qualified Train Conductor



Toronto, Ontario, 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 and as a condition of continued employment.

NEW HIRE QUALIFIED SIGNAL MAINTAINERS WILL RECEIVE A $15,000 SIGNING BONUS!! (Must commit to working for CP for 2 years or the signing bonus will be repayable). Current and previous Canadian Pacific employees are not eligible to receive the signing bonus.

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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.


As a Qualified Signal Maintainer you will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all equipment (signals, switch machines, detectors) pertaining to Train Control and Crossing Warning Systems and other equipment including fibre optics and wireless communications.


  • Test and verify the correct operation of Signal & Communications (S&C) systems and equipment on your assigned territory;
  • Perform preventive maintenance on all S&C apparatus;
  • Make inspections and tests as required on each device;
  • Repair or replace defective devices;
  • Investigate and locate problems or failures and take the proper corrective action
  • Plan own work and co-ordinate it with others;
  • Ensure there is enough material on hand to permit work or repairs to be completed without undue delay;
  • Install apparatus in accordance with prepared circuit drawings and standards;
  • Make authorized corrections and modifications to circuits and enter the changes on plans;
  • Prepare and submit reports, time sheets and handle general correspondence;
  • This position is on call to protect failures in the off hours.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required;
  • Must be a qualified Signal Maintainer from another Class 1 railroad; OR a contractor (must pass the Canadian Pacific Signal Maintainer examination or hold Class 1 qualifications);
  • A safety-oriented work ethic supported by experience performing labour in an outdoor work environment;
  • The ability to follow instructions, rules and regulations is essential;
  • Ability to work as a valuable member of a team;
  • Good written and verbal communication/comprehension skills are essential;
  • Valid driver’s license is required;
  • Commercial Vehicle and/or air brake license is considered an asset.


  • 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. Pre-employment qualification drug test(s) are also required.

Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Education verification
  • Driver’s License Verification

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").