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Canadian Pacific Railway S&C Helper - Wiring Shop in Winnipeg, Canada

  • Req ID: 76225

  • Department: Engineering

  • Job Type: Full-Time

  • Position Type: Union

  • Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • Country: Canada

  • % of Travel: 0-10%

  • of Positions: 2

  • Compensation Rate: $23.664/hr

  • Job Available to: Internal & External

  • Deadline to apply: 12/06/2019

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.


As a Signals & Communications (S&C) Helper you will work as part of the team performing heavy labour related to railway wiring signal bungalows in a shop environment.


  • Housing installation, assembly & wiring of signal equipment, software breakdowns;

  • At times you are required to repair or replace damaged equipment;

  • Moderate to physical labour working indoors in wiring shop;

  • An emphasis on safety is critical for all employees. This can be a high risk environment as you will be working around heavy moving equipment;

  • Employees must remain focused at all times and be willing to work in a team environment.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age;

  • High school or a General Equivalency Diploma is required;

  • Valid driver’s license is required;

  • Education or experience in Electronics/Electrical is preferred;

  • Previous railway experience considered an asset;

  • Mechanical aptitude with ability to troubleshoot;

  • A safety-oriented work ethic supported by experience within the labour industry;

  • The ability to follow instructions, rules and regulations is essential written and verbal communications skills;

  • Ability to work as a valuable member of a team;

  • Good written and verbal communication/comprehension skills are essential;

  • Must be eligible to work overtime if required.


  • Flexible and competitive benefits package

  • Competitive company pension plan

  • Employee Share Purchase Plan

  • Annual Fitness Subsidy


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

  • 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").