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Yardmaster

  • 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 cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP.

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The purpose of the Yardmaster position is to coordinate and oversee daily operational activities in the terminal.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • 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.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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).

 

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

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

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

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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