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Project Engineer

  • Req ID: 76227
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 30-40%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 12/31/2019

 

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides 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 CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit cpr.ca/en/about-cp.

 

*Position is planned to be based in CP’s Calgary Alberta headquarters however, consideration will also be given to candidates residing in the following locations: Vancouver, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, and Toronto

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

As Project Engineer you will be expected to provide CP with effective project and construction management of internally and externally funded railway projects; including track, bridges, structures or other related facilities. Position will conduct feasibility studies, site reconnaissance, site surveying, development of order of magnitude initial cost estimates, project development and conceptual and detailed engineering design. Also, the successful candidate will be responsible to direct and coordinate site work activities associated with assigned projects ensuring completion within targeted budget and finish dates.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Directly manage the execution of assigned projects and deliver projects within defined scope, on time and on budget;
  • Oversee design and permitting of assigned projects;
  • Provide direction and oversight to engineering consultants working on CP projects;
  • Prepare cost estimates, memos, technical reports and external correspondence;
  • Provide conceptual design alternatives for internal business case reviews;
  • Co-ordinate work activities with internal and external departments and customers to ensure the safe, cost-effective and responsive execution of projects and programs;
  • Provide construction management of assigned projects;
  • Represent CP at meetings with Public Agencies where coordination/approval is required for project execution;
  • Provide timely and responsive service to Industrial Development for 3rd party customer projects;
  • Review 3rd party customer and/or external projects to ensure CP Standards are met and CP operations are not impacted;
  • Provide safety leadership through efficiency testing and job site safety audits;
  • Provide on-call support and response on a rotating cycle for incidents and emergencies to support CP’s 24/7 operation.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering;
  • Registration or eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) is required;
  • PMP certification an asset;
  • Must possess a minimum 5 years of railway experience with progressive responsibility in physical plant and structure maintenance and construction, and project management. As an alternate, will consider applicant with equivalent heavy civil construction and project management experience;
  • Construction management experience including site recon, surveying, scoping, cost estimating, construction supervision and contract administration;
  • Familiar with Transport Canada regulations, Safety and Health regulations, Environmental guidelines, CROR, CA public funding guidelines and requirements;
  • Working knowledge of SAP, Windows XP, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, AutoCad (Civil 3D);
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Requires travel when necessary to visit project sites and manage on site work.

 

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

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

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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

 

Medical Requirements:

Operating safely is a core foundation of CP. Our commitment is to protect our people, customers, communities in which we operate, the environment and our assets. We are also committed to a healthy and safe workplace. CP’s Alcohol and Drug Policy and Procedures (“Policy and Procedures”) support these commitments.   All new hires for a safety sensitive position will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol and drug audit assessment. Pre-employment qualification drug test(s) are also required. This includes candidates participating in the Trainee Program who will also be required to pass a drug test during the training process before receiving final qualification for the position.

 

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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