Qualified Locomotive Engineer - Marquette, IA SIGNING BONUS

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POST DATE 10/11/2017
END DATE 1/17/2018

Canadian Pacific Marquette, IA

Marquette, IA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


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.


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.


* 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.


* Flexible and competitive benefits package

* Employer Funded Retirement Plan

* Annual Fitness Subsidy

* Part-time Studies Program


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.