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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY Signal Maintainer in DAVENPORT, Iowa

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves!Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network.Visit cpkcr.com tolearn about the CPKCadvantage, our purpose and culture.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Canadian Pacific Railway operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, and 365 days a year. Within the Department of Engineering Operations, there are two facets component in Signals and Communications: Construction and Maintenance. Signalman and Signal Maintainers work mostly alone on aspecified assigned territory by the Supervisors where the job can occasionally be physically demanding.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • CPKC operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, and 365 days a year. Within the Department of Engineering Operations, there are two facets component in Signals and Communications: Construction and Maintenance
  • Signalman and Signal Maintainers work mostly alone on aspecified assigned territory by the Supervisors where the job can occasionally be physically demanding
  • Signalman and Signal Maintainers are primarily responsible for performing FRA regulatory test and inspection of the signals systems. They will also install, repair and maintain various equipment such as: signals, lights, switch machines, electrical switch locks, switch circuit controllers, as well as crossing warning devices
  • Other general duties include cable locates, painting and housekeeping of signal housings and equipment climb and troubleshoot signal structures and make electrical connections
  • The role of Signal Maintainer is an important link between ensuring compliance with FRA regulations and customer satisfaction while achieving the safest most efficient railroad operations
  • Typical schedule is Monday - Friday with subject to call
  • Activities by instruction and supervision of crew foreman:
    • Work Safe Practices
    • Comply with Company and Regulatory Rules and Policies
    • Digging, cable repair, housing keeping, assembly of signal equipment, wiring of signal equipment, pole line work
    • Repair or replace damaged equipment
    • Test and verify correct operation of SandC systems and equipment
    • Perform preventive maintenance on all SandC apparatus
    • Make inspections and tests as required on each device
    • Report problems; failures or unsafe conditions
    • Plan his/her own work and coordinate it with the work of others
    • Ensure there is enough material on hand to permit work or repairs to be completed without undue delay
    • Only make authorized corrections and modifications

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Applicants must be able to work outdoors and adverse weather condition. Work experience with heavy equipment such as abackhoe, trencher would be an asset
  • Must have previous working knowledge of signaling systems from railroad or related industry
  • Ability to obtain medical card

WHAT CPKC HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Medical Requirements:

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. This position is asafety critical all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol, and drug audit assessments. Qualification drug test(s) are also required.

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to succ ssfully complete the following clearances:

Criminal history check

Driver's License Verification

Last 3 years of driving history

Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service

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