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Supervisor Testing and Commissioning

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 Supervisor S&C Testing and Commissioning is tasked with helping the test effort's success to ensure any new or altered Signals & Communication (S&C) software has been rigorously tested per CPKC standards and all relevant regulations. The Supervisor will also help support Specialist Special Control Zone, when necessary, in providing S&C protection during cutovers, and maintenance activities.



  • Perform Software Breakdown testing to ensure S&C Signal Software working to specifications and regulations
  • Execute test process, and any testing required for all wayside signal equipment
  • Ensure all test plans are completed and provide continuous improvement feedback to Signal Design Office
  • Ensure all defects are raised to Signal Design Office, Construction team, and T&C team
  • Ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones
  • Arrange any hardware and software requirement for the test setup
  • Escalate the issues to Signal Design Office for resolution
  • Ensure content and structure of all documents are maintained
  • Document, implement, monitor, and enforce all processes and Red Book requirements for testing as per CPKC standards
  • Keep track of the new requirements/changes initiated by the project and/or Signal Design Office
  • Ensure all the testing results are recorded and documented
  • Ensure any changes on Design or Test Plans are captured and approved, and the latest revision is always used
  • Ensure the RailDOCS are updated
  • Ensure all final completed documentations have been delivered to Signal Design Office, S&C maintenance, and others where required



  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Knowledge of design, testing and commissioning for all S&C system is an asset
  • Excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in a wide variety of testing efforts, techniques and tools
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with other stakeholders and other coworkers



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy



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:

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.This position is a safety sensitive 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
  • Drivers’ License verification


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


  • Req ID: 101999
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 70-80%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 5
  • Job Available to: Internal & External

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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