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Shunt Truck Driver - Intermodal - Vaughan

  • Req ID: 87004
  • Department: Market Strategy & Asset Management
  • Job Type: Seasonal
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: Vaughan, Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel:
  • # of Positions: 10
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 02/28/2022


Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, providing 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.



  • Hostling trailers/containers/Chassis throughout the terminal as identified by the Supervisor Operations in support of efficient train operations.    
  • Perform visual inspection of Intermodal equipment, for damages/defects and report.    
  • Update Oasis/TMS systems as required 



  • Hostling Trailers/containers/chassis to and from within each Terminal in support of terminal operations and equipment maintenance (including but not limited to: shunting of bad order units that require repair, units in Perishable Protective Service (“PPS” units) that require inspection or fuel, dirty units that require cleaning, and units in support of repositioning, etc.);
  • Hostling shipments to and from co-located customers, adjacent to each Terminal location;
  • Updating information systems immediately as work is completed;  
  • Ensuring that the trailers/containers/chassis are parked in such a manner as to permit easy attachment of lifting equipment and/or equipment taking delivery of the trailers/containers /chassis;
  • Perform inspections (i.e., adequate circle-checks) when required of equipment;
  • Ensure any movement within the Terminal or at adjacent customer locations, the chassis locking pins are in accordance with processes and/or policy in place;
  • Facilitating yard operations and maintenance by repositioning equipment within the Terminal when required. These activities shall include but will not be limited to clearing equipment from specific areas to allow for activities such as yard maintenance or snow removal;
  • Assisting with light duty general operational issues and yard maintenance with personnel and/or equipment when personnel and/or equipment are available. These tasks may include but are not limited to the use of magnet attachment to pick up metal debris or short-term gate assistance;
  • Other miscellaneous duties as/when required;
  • This is a safety-sensitive position within an environment of heavy equipment and constant traffic flow.



  • Applicant must have High School or equivalent;
  •  Possess advanced reading and writing skills, including the ability to follow advanced written instruction and/or training in skills such as driving;
  •  Be in possession of a valid driver licenses.




  • 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:
Operating safely is a core foundation of CP. Our commitment is to protect our people, customers,  communities in which we operate, the environment and our assets. We are also committed to a  healthy and safe workplace. CP’s Alcohol and Drug Policy and Procedures (“Policy and  Procedures”) support these commitments.   All new hires for a safety sensitive position will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol and drug audit assessment. Pre-employment 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


Management Conductor Program:

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


CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").  

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