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Qualified Locomotive Engineer - Davenport, IA SIGNING BONUS 10/11/2017

Canadian Pacific Davenport, IA

Location
Davenport, IA
AJE Ref #
579726966
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
63351
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)

JOB DESCRIPTION

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QUALIFIED ENGINEERS WILL RECEIVE A $15,000 SIGNING BONUS!! (must commit to working for CP for two years or the signing bonus will be repayable)

Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in the United States and Canada with direct links to eight major ports 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 cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Locomotive Engineers are responsible for the safe operation of locomotives to provide quality freight transportation service through knowledge and thorough understanding of the operating rules governing train movement; inspection of locomotive prior to the beginning of run and during operation; performing of initial or terminal testing on locomotive as required; knowledge of territory to operate train safely; communication with Conductors and others; diagnosing malfunctions of locomotive and performance of minor repairs to locomotive.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

* Must currently possess a Class I Locomotive Engineers license;

* Ability to speak clearly and distinctly over electronic equipment;

* Must have good color perception;

* Ability to give and interpret hand signals, read and interpret flags and interlocking signals;

* Must be available on call, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week including weekends and holidays;

* Must have adequate transportation to get to and from work;

* Must wear safety equipment;

* Must pass written rules exams within probationary period;

* Reading and comprehension skills required to complete paperwork, and read and understand general orders, track bulletins, and applicable Operating Rules;

* Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

* Flexible and competitive benefits package

* Employer Funded Retirement Plan

* Annual Fitness Subsidy

* Part-time Studies Program

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

CP is looking for Qualified Engineers. To be deemed Qualified, you must have a valid Engineer certification, have worked for a Class 1 Railroad within the past year, and have a minimum of 1 year experience as a Class I Engineer.

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

* Last 3 years of driving history

* Last 7 years of employment history

* Social Security number verification

CP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.