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Manager Bridge Maintenance

  • Req ID: 99285
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 70-80%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: Level 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 11/11/2022


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



You will be responsible for ensuring the inspection, maintenance and construction of bridges, culverts, retaining walls and other railway structures including buildings and other facilities in accordance with the requirements of CP’s standards and any other applicable regulating/governing organizations.  You will oversee a staff of unionized employees to ensure safety and productivity in full compliance with standards, policies, regulations and operating rules.  In addition, you will provide leadership to help ensure the safe, reliable and cost-effective operation of the railway as it relates to the Structures Department.



  • Inspect bridges, culverts, retaining walls, Structures and Facilities in accordance with all applicable Regulatory and CP Policies and procedures;
  • Heavily involved in the development and execution of multi-year construction and maintenance plans for assigned territory;
  • Develop and execute Safety Programs to ensure that employees work in a safe and approved manner (compliance with Policies, SPC’s, Work practices);
  • Ensure that work is carried out in a manner that complies with applicable collective bargaining agreements;
  • Supervise and lead staff to ensure the safe and effective execution of work;
  • Responsible for cost-effective management and delivery of Capital, Programmed Expense and Operating budgets;
  • Liaise and coordinate with regulatory agencies, third parties and other CP departments to ensure the timely execution of Structures maintenance and project work;
  • Work interdependently with other CP operating departments and internal customers.



  • Previous experience in Engineering (Engineer/Technologist) is considered an asset;
  • Previous experience in construction an asset;
  • Must be or become a qualified bridge inspector;
  • Effective communication skills, written/oral and understanding of computer systems;
  • Strong Leadership skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and mentoring skills.



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



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


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


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

Nearest Major Market: Albany

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