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Yard Electrician

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.




  • Working knowledge in  high voltage 13.8/12.5K,  primary power and all types of insulation and wiring
  • Must have expert and practical knowledge of 220, 440, 480, 240/208/120 VAC single and three phase systems.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints of electrical circuits for all construction, maintenance, drawbridges
  • knowledge of fall protection equipment usage.



  • Must hold master electrician license
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints of electrical circuits for all construction, maintenance, drawbridges
  • Required to be on call per the agreement and willing to work long hours in all types of weather conditions as required.
  • Must have Class A/CDL to operate bucket truck.
  • Journeyman preferred but will consider applicants with related electrical experience and training. 
  • Licensed to work in Minnesota (North Dakota a plus). 



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy




Medical Requirements:
CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is a safety sensitive 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
  • Last 7 Years employment history
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Social Security number verification


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


  • Req ID: 100525
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Country: United States
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Compensation: 7,648.00/month
  • Job Available to: External


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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