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Track Laborer

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 cpkcr.com to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Safely maintain the physical railway track within a specific territory in accordance with guidelines set forth by the FRA and CPKC.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Track maintenance and renewal work (working outdoors, in all weather conditions)
  • Use of hand tools and small machines, operating track renewal equipment
  • Standing, lifting, squatting for long periods and the ability to lift 50lbs or greater
  • Typical schedule, Mon - Fri, 8 hour shifts 
  • Ability to travel

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Reliable transportation to and from work site, and a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to perform physically work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations, performing tasks in accordance with those rules
  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School diploma or GED
  • CDL license or ability to obtaining one (CPKC will help cover the associated costs)

 

WHAT CPKC HAS TO OFFER:

  • Paid training to set you up for success as a Railroader
  • Flexible and competitive benefits package, starting from day 1
  • Railroad Retirement & 401K Matching
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Part-time Studies Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Career progression - Upon completion of the probationary period, you may bid into other positions that become available within the Union.  A few examples include:
    • Machine Operator: $31.26/hr
    • Welder: $32.26/hr
    • Welder Foreman: $33.84/hr
    • Foreman: $33.50/hr  

 

Medical Requirements:

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is a sensitive 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 pass the following clearances:   

  • Criminal history check
  • Last 7 Years employment history
  • Driver’s License Verification
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Social Security number verification

 

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

 

Req ID: 102253

Department: Engineering

Job Type: Full-Time

Position Type: Union

Location: Minot , North Dakota

Country: United States

# of Positions: 2

Compensation Rate: $28.9425 per hour

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Minot

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