Apply now »

Engineer in Training

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



As an Engineer in Training you will be expected to provide CPKC with effective project and construction management of internally and externally funded railway projects; including track, bridges, structures or other related facilities. The successful candidate will conduct feasibility studies, site reconnaissance, site surveying, project development and conceptual and detailed engineering design. The individual will also be responsible to direct and coordinate site work activities associated with assigned projects ensuring completion within targeted budget and finish dates. This is a development role with opportunities for near term advancement. 



  • Directly manage the execution of assigned projects and deliver projects within defined scope, on time and on budget
  • Oversee design and permitting of assigned projects
  • Provide direction and oversight to engineering consultants working on CPKC projects
  • Prepare cost estimates, memos, technical reports and external correspondence
  • Provide conceptual design alternatives for internal business case reviews
  • Coordinate work activities with internal and external departments and customers to ensure the safe, cost-effective and responsive execution of projects and programs
  • Provide construction management of assigned projects
  • Represent CPKC at meetings with Public Agencies where coordination/approval is required for project execution
  • Provide timely and responsive service to Business Development for 3rd party customer projects
  • Review 3rd party customer and/or external projects to ensure CPKC Standards are met and CPKC operations are not impacted
  • Provide safety leadership through efficiency testing and job site safety audits
  • Provide on-call support and response on a rotating cycle for incidents and emergencies to support CPKC’s 24/7 operation
  • Requires travel when necessary to visit project sites and manage on site work



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering – Civil (Mechanical or Industrial backgrounds will be considered)
  • Must be P.Eng eligible
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience (co-op experience considered)
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of track maintenance practices would be an asset
  • Strong problem solving skills and decision making skills
  • Strong data analysis experience required
  • Must be proficient with MS Office, experience with SAP would be an asset
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Strong leadership and technical skills



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program



As an employer with North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Medical Requirements:
Operating safely is a core foundation of CPKC. Our commitment is to protect our people, customers, communities in which we operate, the environment and our assets. We are also committed to a healthy and safe workplace. CPKC’s Alcohol and Drug Policy and Procedures (“Policy and Procedures”) support these commitments.  All new hires for a safety sensitive position will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol, and drug audit assessment. Pre-employment qualification drug test(s) are also required. This includes candidates participating in the Trainee Program who will also be required to pass a drug test during the training process before receiving final qualification for the position.


Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check
  • Driver’s License Verification


CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)”.


  • Req ID: 102862
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 30-40%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External

Apply now »