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Locomotive Electrician

  • Req ID: 100359
  • Department: Mechanical Loco
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Country: United States
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Compensation Rate: $36.64/hour
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 06/30/2023


By applying to this job you will be put into a pool of candidates that will be used throughout the year to fill positions when they become available in this area.You will only be contacted if you are selected to move forward in the hiring process.


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



  • Electrical repair and maintenance of diesel locomotives;
  • Electrical modifications/upgrades to locomotive systems;
  • Diagnostic trouble shooting with onboard computer systems/laptops;
  • Will be responsible for other duties as assigned in compliance with FRA Rules and Safety Regulations.



  • High school diploma or GED required;
  • Journeyman Electrician is preferred, but will consider applicants with related electrical experience;
  • Diesel electrical experience is preferred. However, electrical experience or training with other types of machinery/truck or automotive electrical repairs and upgrades to systems is considered;
  • Ability to follow Electrical Schematics is a definite asset;
  • Must be safety oriented and comply with safety rules and regulations;
  • Must be willing to work shifts, 24/7 seniority based operation;
  • Must be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions.



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program


Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check

  • Last 3 years of driving history

  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service

  • Social Security number verification


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

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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