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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 cpkcr.com to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.
We are hiring out of the following locations - Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady, Fort Edward, Glen Falls, Whitehall, and Plattsburgh. This is a 100% travelling position within New York and Maine. Your typical schedule will be Monday-Thursday, 4 x 10's when working in New York, and 7on/7off when working in Maine. Hotel accommodations and travel expenses are provided. As a new hire you can expect to work
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
Safely maintain the physical railway track within a specific territory in accordance with guidelines set forth by the FRA and CPKC.
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 50lbs or greater
This is a travelling position across the state of Maine. Your typical schedule will be Mon - Thurs, 4 x 10's. While travelling your accommodations are provided and you will receive a daily expense Per Diem and mileage reimbursement.
Work night shifts as required
Reliable transportation to and from work site, and a valid driver's license
Ability to perform physically 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
CDL license or ability to obtaining one (CPKC will help cover the associated costs)
Ability to travel overnight four nights per week (company provided hotel and meal per diem)
Ability to work night shifts
WHAT CPKC HAS TO OFFER
Paid training to set you up for success as a Railroader!
Flexible and competitive benefits package, starting from day 1
Railroad Retirement & 401K Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Part-time Studies Program
Annual Fitness Subsidy
Career progression - Upon completion of the probationary period, you may bid into other positions that become available within the Union. A few examples include:
Machine Operator: $28.51/hour
CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. This position is a 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.
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.
Job Type: Full-Time
Position Type: Union
Compensation Rate: $23.91 per hour
Per Diem Offered
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