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Heavy Duty Mechanic

This position will require travel along our system in IL, IA, MO, MN, and WI.


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.



Mechanical repair and maintenance of roadway equipment and other duties as assigned.



  • Must be qualified in repair and overhaul of gasoline and diesel engines
  • Experience with troubleshooting and repair of hydraulic systems (electric over hydraulic and air over hydraulic)
  • Knowledge of welding, operation, and maintenance of work and roadway equipment
  • Formal Technical education for Diesel or Heavy Duty Mechanics or at least 3 years' experience in Heavy Duty or Diesel mechanics preferred
  • Extensive travel required
  • CDL license or ability to obtain
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor



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




Medical Requirements:

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is a safety sensitive position; 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 
  • Driver’s License Verification
  • Last 3 years of driving history 
  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service 
  • Social Security number verification


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


  • Req ID: 100964
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: Davenport, Iowa
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 90-100%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade:

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