Track Laborer

Canadian Pacific | Davenport, IA

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Posted Date 6/27/2024
Description 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.


Safely maintain the physical railway track within a specific territory in accordance with guidelines set forth by the FRA and CPKC.

  • 100% travel along the former DM&E territory (Runs from Tracy MN, towards Pingree Grove IL and stopping at Liberty MO)
  • Track maintenance and renewal work (working outdoors, in all weather conditions)
  • Use of hand tools and small machines, operating track renewal equipment
  • Standing, lifting, squatting for long periods and the ability to lift up to 50lbs or greater
  • 4 on 3 off schedule (10 hour shifts)
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Reliable transportation to and from work site, and a valid driver's license
  • Ability to perform physical work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations, performing tasks in accordance with those rules
  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School diploma or GED
  • While not required a CDL license or ability to obtain one (CPKC will help cover the associated costs) is the company preference
  • Paid training to set you up for success as a Railroader
  • Flexible and competitive benefits package, starting from day 1
  • Railroad Retirement & 401K Matching up to 6%
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Part-time Studies Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Career progression - You may bid into other positions that become available within the Union. A few examples include:
    • Machine Operator: $28.68/hr
    • Welder: $29.68/hr
    • Foreman: $30.30/hr
Medical Requirements:

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. This position is a safety critical position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol, and a hair follicle test.

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need pass the following clearances:
  • Criminal history check
  • Last 7 Years employment history
  • Driver's License Verification
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Social Security number verification
CPKC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Req ID: 103109

Department: Engineering

Job Type: Full-Time

Position Type: Union

Location: Davenport , Iowa

Country: United States

# of Positions: 27

Compensation Rate: $22.83

Salary31.26 Hour
Per Diem

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