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A&P Mechanic

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.



As the Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Technician you will carry out aircraft inspections, troubleshoots technical discrepancies and executes repairs of company aircraft. Proficient in the use of electronic test equipment, voltage/amperage measuring, recording devices and navigation of troubleshooting equipment. Coordinates materials and tooling requirements for the completion of work assignments.



  • Troubleshoot technical discrepancies and execute repair of company aircraft
  • Accomplish aircraft inspections per aircraft manufactures procedures
  • Proficient in use of electronic test equipment, voltage or amperage measuring, recording devices and navigation troubleshooting equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, schematics
  • Inspect and assist in maintenance of company equipment and tooling
  • Coordinate work as required with contract maintenance personnel or vendors
  • Participate in company safety management system and follow safety measures, good shop practices and cleanliness standards
  • Communicate discrepancies to the Chief of Maintenance found during inspections and follow directions to troubleshoot and repair faulty conditions
  • Ensure that all aircraft documentation is completed accurately per company procedures prior to aircraft departure
  • Organize daily tasks and coordinate inspections/repair of aircraft
  • Coordinate materials and tooling requirements for projected work
  • Perform Manual and Aircraft parts inventories as required
  • Assist other company departments to ensure on-time departure of company aircraft
  • Additional duties assigned by Chief of Maintenance



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 5-7 years of aircraft maintenance experience (Bombardier CL600 series – Preferred)
  • Must possess a Valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant License or Valid Transport Canada AME M2 License
  • Must be able to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft software and in use of digital manuals
  • Strong work ethic and organizational skills
  • Must be able to work in variable weather conditions
  • Ability to lift parts and equipment
  • Able to work rotating schedules to include weekends, nights and holidays
  • Must possess valid passport and be able to travel occasionally for AOG recovery and special projects



  • 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 critical; 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
  • 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: 101064
  • Department: Asst to President
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 3
  • Job Available to: Internal & External





Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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