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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 purpose of the Yardmaster position is to coordinate and oversee daily operational activities in the terminal
•    Plan and execute railcar processing and classification through hump yard operations
•    Communicate with other railroads to obtain clearance to operate over tracks in a prompt and safe manner
•    Comply with all federal rules and regulations
•    Directly manage multiple switch crews, make up train builds and coordinate safe train movements within yard
•    Maintain records pertaining to yard operations


•    High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma is required
•    Prior railroad experience (Conductor/Engineer Certification preferred)
•    Ability to work under pressure and communicate well with others
•    Excel and lead in a fast paced, demanding environment
•    Knowledge of all bargaining agreements used within the operation on the yard
•    Must be flexible with scheduling (Rotating shifts that can require days/nights/weekends)



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



Medical Requirements: 
CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is a safety critical; 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 7 years of employment history; includes military service 
•    Social Security number verification 


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


•    Req ID: 102705 
•    Department: Operations Eastern Division
•    Job Type: Full-Time
•    Position Type: Union
•    Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
•    Country: United States
•    % of Travel: 0-10%
•    # of Positions: 2
•    Compensation Rate: $318.55 - $353.94 per day
•    Job Available to: Internal & External





Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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