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Specialist, Technical Training

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

Pursuant to the Government of Canada’s mandate that all federally regulated employers require their employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, CP requires all prospective employees to confirm their vaccination status as part of the hiring process and as a condition of continued employment.


  • Req ID: 88504
  • Department: Operations Prairie South Division
  • 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: 12/07/2021


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.



Reporting to the Director, Technical Training, this position will provide Coordination, Instruction and Program Development/Sustainment, within the Technical Training function, across the Leadership Management Trainee (primarily) and other Operating functions (as necessary), leveraging exceptional subject matter expertise, program delivery skills and practical experience.



  • Lead program Design and Development initiatives;
  • Lead facilitation & program delivery for Leadership Management Trainee (LMT) programs, as necessary;
  • Lead sustainment of LMT (Systems Training) programs (ie. Development of Simulation);
  • Coordinate with IS & Service Design on Design, Delivery & Sustainment of “new systems” pertinent to LMT, ATM (T&E Officer) programs;
  • Assist with facilitation & program delivery for Assistant Trainmasters (ATM) and other T&E Officers;
  • Assist with requalification of Operating employees, as necessary;
  • Assist with the delivery of Annual Safety Programs, as necessary;
  • Collaborate with the Manager, Operations Training Development to ensure appropriate coverage of LMT programs ;
  • Evaluate & Coach peers (and others) regarding effective Classroom Instruction;
  • Handle Projects and/or Administrative duties, as assigned.



  • High School GED Diploma - required, Post-Secondary Degree - preferred;
  • 5 years of Railway experience, which would include a mix of, Business Systems expertise, Technical Training & Program Development experience, and Project Management skills;
  • Experience delivering Technical Training Programs, or experience with group facilitation - required;
  • Advanced skills in English (both written and verbal) – required, some French language skills (preferred), ability to communicate in Spanish (optimal);
  • Excellent skills in all Microsoft Suite applications & Program Design/Development software - required;
  • Formal qualification(s) in at least one Operating craft - preferred.



  • 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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