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Req ID: 89946
Department: Mechanical Loco
Job Type: Full-Time
Position Type: Union
Location: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
% of Travel: 0-10%
Job Available to: Internal & External
Deadline to apply: 08/10/2022
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Moving, marshalling and building Locomotive consists within Mechanical Shop Track Operations and delivering Locomotive to departure areas
Fuel, sand, clean yard and road locomotive cabs and re-supply cab amenities, as required
Test, clean and recharge locomotive toilets and toilet rooms
Perform inspections on Yard and Road Locomotive trucks, fuel tanks, brake adjusters, MU cables, cab equipment, spark arrestor
Inspect, change-out and perform minor repairs/adjustments, and/or replace Yard and Road Locomotive components, including but not limited to;
adjusting and changing of any necessary safety components, brakes, hoses, light bulbs, head lamps, seats, arm rests, sun visors, bell cartridges, water pressure caps, windshield wipers, wiper motors, side view mirrors, radios, CDUs, Locotrol radios, sand hoses, sand nozzles, brake travel, and change brake shoes, fire extinguishers as required
Inspect, top-up all fluid levels, oil, water, governor oil, air compressor oil. Take oil samples, as Required
Test all cab electrical devices, set-up cab brakes as per requirements of the train operations, test all safety devices
Test brakes and loading including Locotrol qualification and ensure the Crew to crew form is filled out.
Perform required pre-departure safety inspections.
Perform Run-through’s within terminals Type “D” and affect minor repairs as required
Wash locomotives, when required
Process fuel cars, and fuel tickets, sand cars, lube oil cars, water treatment and toilet fluids
Low voltage electrical work
Must obtain / maintain Shop Track Operations Curriculum (STOC) and Locomotive Safety Inspection (LSI) certification.
Other duties as required as per collective agreement
Previous mechanical experience and/or knowledge of rolling equipment preferred;
High school diploma or GED
Commercial driver’s license ( Class 1A,3A ) preferred;
Must obtain / maintain commercial driver’s license to operate fuel/servicing truck
Must be able to work any of three shifts including weekends and holidays;
Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions;
Must have ability to wear safety equipment and work in an environment with grease, oil and cleaning agents.
WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:
Flexible and competitive benefits package
Competitive company pension plan
Annual Fitness Subsidy
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.
The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:
Criminal history check
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").