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Supervisor Track Inspection

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.


This role will be based in either London or Windsor and is dependent on the successful candidate.



As the Supervisor Track Inspection you will ensure safe, reliable track infrastructure and cost effective engineering services on the geographic territory to permit the safe and efficient train operations. 



  • Ensure the application of CPKC safety practices, policies and procedures by unionized employees
  • Deliver regulatory compliance for respective geographic territory as required under regulation to ensure safe, compliant infrastructure is maintained
  • Inspect track at required intervals and maintains proper records of the inspections; notes and tracks corrective actions for exceptions
  • Set work priorities and objectives on a daily basis and makes recommendations to the Roadmaster
  • Ensure that all maintenance performed on the assigned territory complies with current standards; confirms that track is safe for authorized train speeds or protected accordingly; organizes and supervises the selective renewal of various track components
  • Provide on-call support and response on a rotating cycle for incidents and emergencies to support 24/7 operation
  • Execute work in a manner consistent with the labour agreement track



  • Minimum of six years of continued progress and proven record in track work, which includes at least two of the following:
    • Five years working in Basic Track Maintenance, preferably as a Track Maintenance Foreman
    • Two years’ work in Basic Track Maintenance in a main terminal area
    • Two years working as Supervisor or Foreman of a large work crew
    • One or two years as a Machine Operator on various track machines would be beneficial
    • Must have a valid drivers licence
  • Demonstrates capability to understand and apply relevant track standards and practice circulars
  • Demonstrates the ability to work safely; has a clean safety/performance record
  • People leadership



  • 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 CPKC. 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. CPKC’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. This includes candidates participating in the Trainee Program who will also be required to pass a drug test during the training process before receiving final qualification for the position.


Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • 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: 101563
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Windsor, Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 20-30%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 5 





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