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Instructor Training Train & Engine

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 Instructor Training is responsible for delivering training for their client group as identified in the training plan. They also are responsible to ensure training results for courses they provide are entered into the Learning Management System. The Instructor Training is accountable to the Manager Technical Training and operates within the context and prescribed limits.



  • Accountable for the delivery of training for their client group in support of the business strategies and performance improvement targets for Operations
  • Accountable for identifying course revisions based on policy or procedure changes
  • Accountable to assist in the development of training plans and to deliver training as identified in training plans
  • Accountable to enter training records into the Learning Management System for courses provided to client groups
  • Deal with emerging training issues for their client group
  • Provides technical support for their client groups



  • Qualified Locomotive Engineer with a minimum of 2 years’ operating experience
  • Have an outstanding safety record as an operating employee
  • Ability to work independently with little to no supervision
  • Knowledge in collective agreement issues with respect to training
  • In-depth experience in client group’s work (T&E) and ability to train in other client groups; Understanding of Adult Education Principles
  • Understanding of Instructional Design
  • In-depth knowledge of Learning Management Systems
  • In-depth knowledge in technical subjects being taught
  • The ability to apply business knowledge to area of accountability; Facilitation Skills
  • Interpersonal skills with client groups and unions
  • Presentation and Management 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 North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Medical Requirements:
CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is a safety critical position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol, and drug audit assessments. Qualification drug test(s) are also required..


Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service
  • Social Security number verification


Management Conductor Program:

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


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


  • Req ID: 102302
  • Department: Operations Pacific Division
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 50-60%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 4
  • Job Available to: Internal




Nearest Major Market: Shreveport

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