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Canadian Pacific Railroad

Mechanic Apprentice (Locomotive) - Mason City, IA (87044)

Transportation and Logistics

Vehicle Mechanic

Yearly

No

Mason City, Iowa, United States

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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 cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Inspect, service, and maintain diesel locomotives in accordance with governmental and company regulations.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Diagnose diesel engine malfunctions and make indicated repairs using hand tools, measuring instruments and sometimes machine tools;

  • Inspect, maintain, and repair locomotives, including air brakes, diesel engines, and air compressors;

  • Perform air brake tests;

  • Operate welding equipment to cut or make necessary repairs;

  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mechanical experience on diesel engines;
  • Must understand and apply mechanical principles, make judgments regarding defects for repairs and replacements;
  • Must exercise good hand and eye coordination, oral communications and understand printed/written information;
  • Subject to work various shifts if needed;
  • Subject to work over time if needed.

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer funded Retirement plan

  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies program

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Medical Requirements:
CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. This position is considered a safety sensitive position; 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

  • 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.