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Mechanical Technician

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.



In this challenging role you will be member of a team working in a high production environment performing preventative and corrective maintenance to a diverse fleet of heavy equipment



  • Install and maintain standby diesel generators and switch gear
  • Install and maintain industrial components including dampers, gates, fans, bearings, motors, pumps, manlifts, other machinery
  • Operate and maintain gas testing equipment and participate in the issuance of Confined Space Entry Permits
  • Provide isolation, lockouts, clearances and safe work permits on Utilities systems and process equipment
  • Assist in the development of energy control procedures and safe work practices
  • Assist in maintenance plaining and repair of equipment
  • Operate in accordance with all applicable procedures, policies and regulations
  • The job  is within a heavy industrial environment and you may be required to work within various areas of the facility. Depending on the area you work in, the environmental conditions may be hot, cold, dirty, dusty, wet or noisy
  • Safety is our highest priority, and safety procedures and guidelines must be adhered to at all times. This includes wearing personal protective equipment, such as a hard hats, eye protection, hearing protection, respirators, and safety boots at all times during a work shift
  • Punctuality and attendance are extremely important to the success of the operations in general as well as contributing to an overall positive team environment



  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Possess provincial certification as a Heavy Duty Mechanic, Diesel Repair Technician, or Millwright
  • Be comfortable working on structures at height and be conversant with proper fall protection procedures
  • Reading electrical schematics, blueprints and other technical diagrams is a requirement
  • Be proficient with the safe use of common hand and power tools
  • Ability to obtain and hold a CROR D Rules Card (course provided by CPKC)
  • Must be able effectively complete all assigned duties unsupervised
  • On – call every second week per Union Wage Agreement


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



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
  • Education verification
  • 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: 102019
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: Revelstoke, British Columbia
  • Country: Canada
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External

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