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Manager, Machine Operator Qualifications

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.



The Manager Machine Operator Qualifications will train, mentor, and evaluate Engineering employees on skill level and ability, monitoring training record and recommending potential training requirement. The successful candidate will document, process and track qualification / disqualification of engineering employees.



  • Evaluate the skill levels against set parameters for engineering machine operators
  • Develops continuous improvement opportunities through training and technical support
  • Train , coach, monitor and evaluate engineering employees operating work equipment
  • Document and process employee qualification / disqualification of engineering Machine Operators
  • Plan, Schedule and Monitor approved training classes associated with machine operators
  • Implements, educates and provides guidance to employees contributing to improved safety
  • Interact with employees to ensure/understand performance requirements of inspections and preventive maintenance per current instructions
  • Manage and mentor a Unionized Trainer-Mentor if/when required
  • Apply the collective agreement
  • Stop unsafe work practices and behaviors



  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years production crew or work equipment maintenance experience
  • Knowledge / understanding of engineering field operations and production crews
  • Must be bilingual in English & French
  • Computer literate
  • Rules qualified
  • Knowledge / understanding of CBA related to qualification / disqualification of position
  • Organizational and people leadership
  • Good communication skills verbal and written



  • 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: 102435
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Saskatchewan wide, Saskatchewan
  • Country: Canada
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External


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