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Auto Attendant

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 to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.



This position will work in accordance with AAR standards in the automotive group. This will report up through the intermodal team at Bensenville and will be responsible for timely loading/unloading the automotive railcars that are spotted in the terminal. Further, this position is accountable for the classification of all inventory to ensure the accuracy of customer shipments for departure on right train to destination.  This position will have the responsibility to line up shipments for delivery for truck drivers that will come and take the unloaded vins out to the customer.



  • Load/unload all autos spotted in the Bensenville auto compound.
  • Ensure all inventory is correct for both outbound and inbound  
  • Ensure they are performing work with accuracy and safety awareness   
  • Load and unload railcars on designated tracks, and within designated parking zones



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must possess a class 5 drivers license with a clean driving abstract
  • Must have a sense of urgency to complete work tasks
  • Able to meet daily requirements with minimal supervision
  • Leverage feedback provided on work performance to improve results
  • Attention to detail enabling the accuracy of unloads/loads
  • Must possess advanced reading and writing skills, including the ability to follow more advanced written instruction and/or training in skills such as driving
  • Situationally aware of surrounding to be able to work safely
  • Work 8-12hr days working in the elements, preforming physical labour, climbing up and down off railcars, and  laying chocks at the wheels



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program



As an employer with North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Medical Requirements:
CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is a safety sensitive; 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 successfully complete the following clearances:       

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Education verification
  • Driver’s License Verification
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service
  • Social Security number verification


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer


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


  • Req ID: 101996
  • Department: Market Strategy & Asset Management
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Bensenville, Illinois
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 4
  • Job Grade: 6
  • Job Available to: Internal & External






Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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