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Specialist Safety Reporting - Minneapolis, MN

•    Req ID: 83204 
•    Department: Corporate Risk
•    Job Type: Full-Time
•    Position Type: Non-Union
•    Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
•    Country: United States
•    % of Travel: 0-10%
•    # of Positions: 1
•    Job Grade: 4
•    Job Available to: Internal & External
•    Deadline to apply: 03/05/2021

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 to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit


As the Specialist, Safety Reporting you will manage and correlate the safety reporting process, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and Company policies in Canada and the US (e.g FRA, TSB, TC).



  • Ensures the railway's safety and incident reporting requirements are applied effectively and consistently for Canada and the US;
  • Maintain IM Document Library including reports and correspondence relating to incident reports;
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of all on-track accidents, work-place injuries or occupational illnesses, motor vehicle accidents, rule violations and environmental spills;
  • Provide information, analysis and reports relating to incident reporting metrics, as required.
  • Develop and maintains a professional liaison with external regulators, Federal and State/Provincial agencies and officials of other railroads;
  • Monitor and recommends improvements and procedural changes to reporting system with a view to ensuring an efficient and cost effective operation;
  • Provides guidance and direction to managers and others throughout the company who are involved with reporting incidents of all types;
  • Communicate on a regular basis with other departments/stakeholders to ensure accurate detailed documentation is provided to assist with employee and third party liability reporting/investigation;
  • Participate in inspections/audits as they relate to the management of incidents to help and ensure compliance with regulatory standards, practices and company policies;
  • Liaise with Safety Managers and Specialists to ensure the accuracy and availability of information required for system statistical reporting requirements;
  • Provide temporary relief for other Service Area Safety Information Specialist when required due to planned and unplanned absences.



  • Post-secondary education, or equivalent experience preferably in the safety field;
  • 5 to 10 years related company experience would be an asset;
  • Knowledgeable in principles of railroad safety, casualty management and regulatory practices preferred but not required;
  • Extensive knowledge of FRA incident reporting policies and practices as well as Company and regulatory (in Canada and US) reporting requirements relating to accidents, injuries, claims processing, drug and alcohol testing, and employee health issues preferred but not required;
  • Clear understanding of all internal policies relating to accident/incident reporting preferred;
  • Must know how to access, interpret and apply corporate policies, organizational structure and departmental responsibilities;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality;
  • Exceptional analytical ability;
  • Displays ability for statistical analysis, including trending and ad-hoc analysis;
  • Ability to prepare and present reports and supporting documentation;
  • Outstanding keyboarding skills coupled with a thorough knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel, and SAP;
  • Must be able to rapidly acquire capabilities in new and changing computer applications for reporting systems and data analysis.

•    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 national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


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


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

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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