Supervisor Track Evaluation
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Supervisor Track Evaluation

Job Description

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. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit cpr.ca/en/about-cp.



  • Req ID: 76907
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 70-80%
  • # of Positions: 2
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 06/05/2020

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. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit cpr.ca/en/about-cp.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Supervisor Track Evaluation will be responsible for the safe operation of a Geometry Inspection Vehicle.  These vehicles operate across the entire Canadian Pacific network to ensure that all Transport Canada, FRA and company annual testing requirements are met.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Responsible for daily contact with the Local Roadmaster and/or Director Track & Structures regarding the TEC schedule and ways to uphold the TEC on schedule;
  • Provide Project and Budget technical support to the Manager. Monitors all charges and expenses related to the TEC operation;
  • Perform periodic quality inspection reviews of the TEC output measures to ensure the quality and reliability of the data;
  • Monitor and control testing through the year to ensure quality information is generated to guide the track maintenance efforts and assist in setting priorities for the Track Maintenance Planning group;
  • Monitor trends in repeat track geometry defects, follows up with reports;
  • Mentor the development of subordinates / co-workers to take on greater levels of responsibilities, appraises the work performance of subordinate positions and prepares recommendation of appropriate actions;
  • Arrange for the production and distribution of Geometry reports;
  • Provide input to proposed new technologies pertaining to track geometry, gauge restraint measurement systems, VTI systems, vision technologies, etc;
  • Required to be on call on a regular basis outside of normal business hours and workdays. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prior Track Maintenance Experience such as Supervisor Track Inspection, Extra Gang Forman, or Post-secondary education in electronics / engineering.
  • 5 years of railway experience in Engineering Services;
  • Understanding of network operations;
  • Must have Canadian passport with ability to travel cross border to U.S;
  • Must have valid Class 5 driver’s license;  Class 3 or equivalent preferred;
  • Working knowledge of some or all of the following systems is considered an asset:  Railway Performance Monitoring (RPM), Nexus, various dashboards on CP Station, Corporate reports;
  • Experience in Data analysis and the ability to draw conclusions and communicate results, Prior exposure to Geometry Brush Charts (WinDBC, ARIES, GEOEdit)
  • Intermediate level of MS office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel etc.);
  • Ability to persuade for the overall betterment of the railway in situations where individual objectives may conflict;
  • Good communicator across various functions;
  • Exceptional communication skills for multiple audiences with diverse levels of experience;
  • Building & maintaining relationships, team player, cross-functionally and strong field contacts are an asset;
  • Proven ability to deal with conflict and progress solutions;
  • Bi-lingual (French/English) is an asset.

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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 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
  • 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").  



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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education High School
Experience 4 to 5 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 76907
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