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Supervisor Rail Testing

*We encourage candidates from QC and ON to apply for this position. Travel across Ontario and Quebec will be required. *


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.



As the Supervisor Rail Testing you will operate CPKC owned ultrasonic test equipment. Provide accurate information on the results of the days work that will trigger rail replacements.



  • Drive CPKC owned vehicle and rental cars to locations to perform daily testing
  • Operate and maintain CPKC owned ultrasonic rail testing equipment on various segments on their assigned territory
  • Calibrate and ensure equipment is up to standards to perform quality inspections
  • Responsible for daily contact with the Roadmaster for collaborative ways to keep Rail Flaw Detection equipment on schedule and hit production targets
  • Take track protection and abide by all safety rules to ensure everyone goes home safe
  • Perform quality work ensure the safe passage of trains in compliance with the SPC and Red Book by issuing the appropriate protective slow orders
  • Required to be on call on a regular basis outside of normal business hours and workdays
  • Work 2 weeks ON and 1 week OFF schedule (travel required to get to work and back home)



  • High School diploma or GED
  • Drivers License
  • Previous Rail road experience is an asset
  • Trained in Rail Flaw Ultrasonic testing is preferred but not required
  • Instrumentation and testing experience in other disciplines is an asset
  • High proficiency in using a computer and troubleshooting ability
  • Proficiency in using tools to make mechanical repairs to equipment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy



As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Medical Requirements:

CPKC 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
  • Reference check 
  • Education verification 
  • Driver’s License Verification


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer. 


CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).


  •  Req ID: 103019
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Toronto , Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 90-100%

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