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Locomotive Electrician - St. Paul, MN

  • Req ID: 85491
  • Department: Mechanical Loco
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Country: United States
  • # of Positions: 4
  • Compensation Rate: $24.09 - $32.12/hour
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 12/31/2021


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.



  • Diesel electrical experience preferred. However, electrical experience or training with other types of machinery/truck or automotive electrical repairs and upgrades to systems is considered;
  • Able to follow Electrical Schematic is a definite asset;
  • Journeyman preferred, but will consider applicants with related electrical experience;
  • 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;
  • High school diploma or GED required.



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




Medical Requirements:

Operating safely is a core foundation of CP. 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. CP’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.


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
  • 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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