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Instructor Training - Train & Engine

  • Req ID: 100753

  • Department: Procurement 

  • Job Type: Full-Time

  • Location: St. Paul, MN

  • Country: United States

  • % of Travel: 50-60%

  • # of Positions: 1

  • Job Grade: 4

  • Job Available to: Internal & External


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 to see the rail advantages of CP.



The Instructor Training is responsible for delivering training for their client group as identified in the training plan.  They also are responsible to ensure training results for courses they provide are entered into the Learning Management System. The Instructor Training is accountable to the Manager Technical Training and operates within the context and prescribed limits.



  • Accountable for the delivery of training for their client group in support of the business strategies and

  • performance improvement targets for Operations;

  • Accountable for identifying course revisions based on policy or procedure changes;

  • Accountable to assist in the development of training plans and to deliver training as identified in training plans;

  • Accountable to enter training records into the Learning Management System for courses provided to client groups;

  • Deal with emerging training issues for their client group;

  • Provides technical support for their client groups.



  • Qualified Locomotive Engineer with a minimum of 2 years’ operating experience.

  • Have an outstanding safety record as an operating employee

  • Ability to work independently with little to no supervision

  • Knowledge in collective agreement issues with respect to training;

  • In-depth experience in client groups work (T&E) and ability to train in other client groups; Understanding of Adult Education Principles;

  • Understanding of Instructional Design;

  • In-depth knowledge of Learning Management Systems;

  • In-depth knowledge in technical subjects being taught;

  • The ability to apply business knowledge to area of accountability;

  • Facilitation Skills;

  • Interpersonal skills with client groups and unions;

  • Presentation and Management skills.



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


Medical Requirements: 

CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is considered a safety sensitive position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical evaluation that includes a vision, hearing, drug screening and pre-employment physical.


Background Investigation:

  • The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:    

  • Criminal history check

  • Reference check

  • Last 3 years of driving history

  • Last 7 years of employment history 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 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/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. 


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