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**$10,000 SIGNING BONUS** Licensed Journeyman Machinist - St Paul, MN

  • Req ID: 92604
  • Department: Operations
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Country: United States
  • # of Positions: 8
  • Compensation Rate: $32.1750 per hour
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 08/31/2022


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


NEW HIRE LICENSED JOURNEYMAN MACHINIST WILL RECEIVE A $10,000 SIGNING BONUS!! (Must commit to working for CP for 2 years or the signing bonus will be repayable). Current and previous Canadian Pacific employees are not eligible to receive the signing bonus. 



Inspect, service, and maintain diesel locomotives in accordance with governmental and company regulations.



  • Diagnose diesel engine malfunctions and make indicated repairs using hand tools, measuring instruments and sometimes machine tools;

  • Inspect, maintain, and repair locomotives, including air brakes, diesel engines, and air compressors;

  • Perform air brake tests;

  • Operate welding equipment to cut or make necessary repairs;

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Must have a Journeymen diesel or Heavy-Duty certification, Industrial Electrician, Truck, Farm Implement Mechanics or related fields in MN or WI;

  • Automotive Technicians and Electricians will also be considered with apprenticeship credits offered for prior work experience;

  • Strong problem solving and computer skills;

  • Must be able to work within strict established safety and work guidelines/rules to complete job;

  • Will be required to have obtained all CP certification pertaining to specific tasks and assignments;

  • CP operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; must be able to work on various shifts and days off;


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

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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