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  • Req ID: 95506
  • Department: Operations Eastern Division
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Country: United States
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Compensation Rate: $297.71 - $330.79 per day
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 09/29/2022


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.



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 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.



  • 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:
CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is considered a safety sensitive position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical evaluation that includes a vision, hearing, drug screening and pre-employment physical.


Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check
  • Last 7 years of 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. 

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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