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Manager Bridge Maintenance

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 Bridge Maintenance 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. The successful candidate will oversee a staff of unionized employees to ensure safety and productivity in full compliance with standards, policies, regulations and operating rules. In addition, the individual 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;
  • Project Management of bridge, culvert, retaining wall, tunnel repair/replacement projects;
  • Ensure the application of CP safety practices, policies and procedures by all direct reports;
  • 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 Co-ordinate 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.
  • Accountable for current year execution and provides information/recommendations for annual/multiyear capital planning priorities.



  • High School diploma or GED Equivalent;
  • 3 to 5 years’ of working knowledge in Engineering (Engineer/Technologist) is preferred;
  • 5 years’ experience in construction considered an asset;
  • Minimum 5 years’ of previous railway experience;
  • 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;
  • Capability to develop and manage a project plan/schedule;
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles, budgets, or financial statements;
  • Ability to work with people, with integrity.



  • 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 
  • 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)”. 


With Job Requisition Fields

  • Req ID: 101060
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Saskatchewan wide, Saskatchewan
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 40-50%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External


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