Canadian Pacific Railway Manager S&C Wiring Shop in Winnipeg, Manitoba

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  • Req ID: 53184
  • Department: Operations - Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 20-30%
  • # of Positions: 1.00
  • Job Grade: Level 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 12/07/2016

Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, 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 Canadian Pacific.


Manage the work of the Signals & Communications (S&C;) Wiring Shop and S&C; vendors to ensure high quality and cost effective wiring of S&C; equipment housings, which support safe and efficient train operations throughout Canada and the US. You will develop and manage the production schedule for the wiring and testing of S&C; equipment housings, order material required for the Wiring and Repair Shop, and assigns staff appropriately for the work.


  • Manage the operation of the S&C; Wiring Shop;
  • Manage vendors as required
  • Ensure the quality of the wiring work and that housings are successfully hot-tested before shipping;
  • Coach and mentor subordinates
  • Coordinate with the S&C; Design group and the S&C; Projects group to create and maintain a production schedule for wired equipment housings;
  • Order material for wiring and repair work;
  • Recommend change in equipment and operation to improve productivity and efficiency of shop operations;
  • Apply the provisions of Collective Agreements governing the conduct of employees under their jurisdiction and ensures compliance. Handle grievances as required;
  • Forecast manpower requirements;.
  • Ensure the shop is maintained in a clean and orderly state, arrange for facilities to be repaired as required.


  • Must have a High School diploma or equivalent;
  • Technical diploma is considerd an asset;
  • Eight (8) years’ railway signaling experience including testing & commissioning
  • Progressive supervisory experience;
  • Decision making;
  • Ability to think strategically and tactically;
  • Problem solving/Strong analytics;
  • Ability to read signal plans;
  • Strong people leadership skills;
  • Coordinating/influencing


  • 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: CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. This position is considered a safety sensitive; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical evaluation that includes a vision, hearing, drug screening and pre-employment physical.

Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check

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.

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