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Division Engineer

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.



The Division Engineer is responsible for monitoring bridge, arches, and culverts conditions and overseeing new construction, maintenance repairs or the renewal of bridges, arches, and culverts in the CPKC system.



  • Plans and implements proper job procedures to promote safe work practices
  • Ensures full compliance of safety rules, good housekeeping, and safe working conditions for all bridge personnel
  • Conducts safety meetings with and audits bridge personnel to identify safety concerns and ensure safe work practices and rule compliance
  • Provides safe and reliable tools and equipment to bridge personnel
  • Works with Purchasing to develop contracts for bridge repair or renewal
  • Responsible for CPKC scales across the system
  • Responsible for administration of safety action plan for Bridge department
  • Stays within budgets
  • Solicits quotes from equipment and material suppliers and Purchasing to ensure best price and availability
  • Demonstrates operational excellence by knowing and applying the business requirements
  • Demonstrates customer focus and contingency planning to ensure stakeholder expectations are met
  • Understands the relevant business metrics and applies effective tactics to sustain a culture of operational effectiveness that produces teams of high performing, engaged and empowered operational leaders
  • Identifies when a rule/regulation/policy has been violated and has one-on-one accountability conversations with an individual who has not met expectations




  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college, preferably in a job related major field of study
  • Minimum ten (10) years of relevant professional experience, including leading and managing complex projects or programs with outcome-focused deliverables, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum three (3) years of managerial experience



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Sales Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy and onsite fitness center
  • 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


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


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


Req ID: 102536

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:

Job Available to: Internal & External



Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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