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ES - Supervisor, Structures Design

  • Req ID: 87345
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel:
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 10/25/2021


Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, 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 to see the rail advantages of CP.



This position is responsible for bridges and structures technical drafting for both planned work and emergency service interruptions.  This position also maintains bridges and structures standard drawings and system files for design briefs and drawing archives.



  • Prepares and reviews bridges and structures drawings and specifications for complex and multi-year bridge rehabilitation, repair and reconstruction projects across Canadian and US in accordance with appropriate technical, safety, CP business and regulatory requirements;
  • Conducts review of material documents, shop drawings, plans and product specifications based on detailed design drawings and specifications for normal complexity bridges;
  • Provides bridges and structures detailed inspections across Canadian and US in accordance with appropriate technical, safety, CP business and regulatory requirements;
  • Supports emergency response to service interruptions involving bridges and structures;
  • Assists in the development of new standard designs and drawings for bridge design, maintenance and construction;
  • Maintains the system files for design briefs and assists with maintenance of system archive of drawings.



  • Technical college degree in drafting or civil/structural technology  or equivalent industry experience;
  • 10 plus years of operational or related structural drafting experience;
  • AutoCAD;
  • Strong geometric analytics;
  • Strong communicator across ES functions;
  • Advising.



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



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


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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