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Asst. Bridge Supervisor

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.



This position performs the inspection of bridges and supervises the construction, maintenance, repairs and/or renewal of bridges. It inspects bridge structures to ensure compliance with CPKC, AREMA, Industry Bridge Standards, and Federal guidelines.  This position requires approximately 75% - 100% travel to perform snooper-truck bridge inspections.



  • Inspects railroad bridges, arches, and culverts. Analyzes conditions of various types of structures and records details in inspection books
  • Directs the continual maintenance of bridges, culverts, and structures
  • Prioritizes repairs based on conditions
  • Manages bridge material at various locations for repairs
  • Provides direction and effective supervision to all subordinates to ensure and promote safe and efficient work habits
  • Creates and reviews various reports, such as bridge inspection reports, gang weekly activity reports, material reports, FRA reports, and efficiency tests, etc
  • Shift work is a crucial function of this job. Employees must have the ability and willingness to support critical railroad operations 24 hours per day/7 days per week, working various shifts as assigned. Schedule assignments may include after-hours, weekends and holidays.



  • 0-4 years of relevant professional experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of railroad construction materials
  • Good communication skills and attention to detail
  • Technical and mechanical acumen
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of CPKC On Track Safety Rules, General Code of Operating Rules, FRA Title 49, Track Safety Standards Part 213, and Railroad Workplace Safety and Bridge Worker Safety Part 214



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


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
  • Reference check
  • Education verification
  • 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: 103020
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 40-50%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 5
  • Compensation Rate:
  • Job Available to: Internal & External



Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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