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Manager Signals & Communications Maintenance

​​​​​​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.



Direct safety leadership and fosters continuous improvement in workplace safety and ensures execution of all safety plan activities.Monitor performance and provide feedback to the General Manager S&C on Process Management improvement opportunities. 



  • Direct safety leadership and fosters continuous improvement in workplace safety and ensures execution of all safety plan activities;
  • Monitor performance of the services delivered and initiates corrective action where appropriate;
  • Provide feedback to the General Manager S&C on Process Management improvement opportunities (Identifies and recommends innovative work methods, new processes and best practices);
  • Ensure compliance with and implements policies, processes and procedures to improve productivity and efficiency;
  • Achieve appropriate KPI’s set out for area of responsibility;
  • Provide timely completion and documentation of regulatory testing;
  • Coordinate inspections and liaises with Regulatory agencies and outside organizations for compliance and new installations;
  • Manage the work performed and within approved budgetary guidelines;
  • Provide recommendation on short and long-term capital and expense plans, assists in development of S&C estimates and provides project justification, as required;
  • Coach/mentor direct reports to improve their effectiveness, assess personal effectiveness and provide development opportunities;
  • Provide timely and effective initial Engineering response to emergent conditions;
  • Provide management of engineering materials on territory and proper inventory;



  • Minimum High School diploma and an Electronics Diploma an asset;
  • 5 years + Maintenance and/or Construction experience;
  • Thorough knowledge and comprehension of collective agreements;
  • Thorough knowledge of S&C Principles and equipment;
  • Thorough knowledge of S&C Standards and Regulatory requirements;
  • Demonstrated ability in Planning, Prioritizing and Execution to the plan;
  • Good computer skills (word, excel, PP, SAP, CAM’s);
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written;
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to be on call 24/7 and may be required to respond to incidents on other territories.



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • 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
Operating safely is a core foundation of CPKC. Our commitment is to protect our people, customers, communities in which we operate, the environment and our assets. We are also committed to a healthy and safe workplace. CPKC’s Alcohol and Drug Policy and Procedures (“Policy and Procedures”) support these commitments.   All new hires for a safety sensitive position will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol, and drug audit assessment. Pre-employment qualification drug test(s) are also required. This includes candidates participating in the Trainee Program who will also be required to pass a drug test during the training process before receiving final qualification for the position.


Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check 
  • Education verification 
  • Driver’s License Verification 


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


  • Req ID: 102981
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 20-30%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External


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