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Crew Dispatcher Trainee - Minneapolis, MN

  • Req ID: 81625
  • Department: 27600
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: None
  • # of Positions: 5
  • Job Grade:
  • Compensation Rate: $25.90/hour
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 11/30/2020

 

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit cpr.ca/en/about-cp.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • This position will provide training on how to call Trainmen, Switchmen, Engineers, and Yardmasters to work in accordance with proper labor agreements;
  • Maintain computerized crew board, making necessary data entries regarding seniority moves, vacancies, personal leave, vacations, etc.;
  • Process necessary reports and other duties as assigned;
  • This position is not a typical 40 hour-a-week opportunity. The position must be available for call 24 hours per day and able to work irregular hours, with holiday and weekend work included.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • PRIOR RAILROAD EXPERIENCE IS NOT REQUIRED WE OFFER A PAID TRAINING PROGRAM
  • Knowledge of computer programs and software (Microsoft Office);
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment;
  • Must have clear verbal and written communication skills;
  • Must pay attention to details and manage time effectively;
  • Must be able to work any of 3 shifts On-Call, holidays and weekends included;
  • May work various shifts all within the same week with no established schedule as to shift – the schedule will change daily based on the needs of the operation;
  • Employees will be assigned to positions after completing the training program;
  • Must meet keyboarding standards established by the organization.

 

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Company pension plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

Drug Test Elements:

CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  All new hires are required to undergo a drug screen.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CP safe and drug free. 

 

Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check 
  • Reference check 
  • Last 3 years of driving history 
  • Last 7 years of employment history
  • Social Security number verification 

 

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

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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