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Train Dispatcher Trainee - Minneapolis, MN

  • Req ID: 95066
  • Department: Operations Eastern Division
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 5
  • Compensation Rate: $33.13 per hour
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 06/05/2022


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



  • Responsible for the safe, efficient and timely movement of all trains;
  • Supervise forces employed in handling of track warrants, keep necessary records incident thereto and perform related work.



  • Working knowledge of the General Code of Operating Rules preferred;
  • Trainee must pass an examination on rules prior to completing the training period;
  • Experience working as a station or tower operator desirable;
  • Applicants must also be able to work with minimum supervision and have the ability to make decisions under stressful circumstances;
  • Good communication skills and good color vision required;
  • Must be available for all shifts including holidays, weekends and short notice calls.



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Completive company pension plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy


Medical Requirements:
CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is considered a safety critical position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical evaluation that includes a vision, hearing, drug screening and pre-employment physical.


Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check
  • Education verification
  • Last 3 years of driving 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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