Signal Foreman - Minot, ND - ERP Eligible

Employee Referral Program Eligible - $500

ELIGIBILITY: You must be a current CP employee.  You must have referred an employee to work for a Signals & Communications unionized vacancy.  The referred employee must be employed by CP for a minimum of 6 months in order for you to be eligible for the referral bonus.  Vice presidents, managers and supervisors in the direct line of reporting to the specified vacant positions are not eligible for the bonus.  In addition, any employees directly involved in the hiring process (i.e. interviews, shortlisting and calibration) and the Employment Centre are not eligible for the bonus.



  • Req ID: 75925
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: Minot, North Dakota
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 70-80%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade:
  • Compensation Rate: $3,388.75 semi monthly
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 12/31/2019



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 all employees on the crew and ensuring they have all required PPE;
  • Conduct job briefings daily;
  • Participate in safety meetings monthly;
  • Communicate and correct unsafe conditions to crews;
  • Observe employees to ensure safe work practices are used;
  • Charge out material to appropriate cost center;
  • Ensure all repair and return material is placed in service as soon as possible;
  • Ensure all regulatory tests are completed and submitted into the electronic test system;
  • Assist maintainers with testing
  • Accompany FRA inspectors when they are on CP Territory;
  • Review and address trouble areas;
  • Review and ensure S&C Safety Bulletins and alerts are completed in a timely manner’
  • Perform routine inspections of the S&C plant;
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Applicants must be able to work outdoors and at times in remote locations and in adverse weather conditions;
  • Work experience with heavy equipment is an asset;
  • Previous working knowledge of signaling systems and railroad signalman qualification;
  • Ability to lead a team;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.




  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer-Funded Retirement Plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program



Medical Requirements:

CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is a safety critical position; 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
  • 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: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Minot