Assistant Superintendent

Canadian Pacific Railway based in Calgary, Alberta is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Assistant Superintendent. Canadian Pacific Railway is a historic and influential railway company. Tasked with building a transcontinental railway, the CPR successfully connected the eastern and western provinces, fostering economic growth and national unity. Its completion in 1885 marked a pivotal moment in Canada’s development. Originally headquartered in Montreal, the CPR expanded beyond rail, delving into shipping, telecommunications, and more. It remains a significant player in transportation, leaving an indelible mark on Canada’s history and landscape. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Canadian Pacific Railway
Position: Assistant Superintendent
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: Salary is not mentioned, $15.00-$20.00 hourly estimated salary
Employment Type: Full-Time
Job Grade: 3
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Req ID
: 101395
Department: Mechanical Loco
Position Type: Non-Union
Job Available to: Internal & External


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should should possess a High School Diploma or a University degree
Experience: Candidates should possess a minimum of 10 years of railway maintenance experience or strong heavy industry maintenance-based knowledge
Background Investigation: The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances: criminal history check and reference check

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have proven capabilities in driving and implementing cultural change
  • The candidates should have the ability to provide pinpointed positive and constructive feedback and apply balanced consequences
  • The candidates should have strong problem-solving and resolution skills
  • The candidates should be capable of evaluating risks
  • The candidates should have strong written and verbal communication skills, locomotive equipment or similar heavy-duty machinery knowledge, and experience in a unionized environment would be considered an asset


  • The candidates should be able to safely and effectively operate the Alyth locomotive facility
  • The candidates should be able to lead and manage activities to ensure various performance targets for cycle-time and servicing availability are met
  • The candidates should be able to ensure that all servicing, repairs, and planned program works across all locomotive fleets are in compliance with CPKC’s standards, AAR standards, and Transport Canada/Federal Railroad Administration regulations to ensure a safe and reliable product is sustainably and reliably delivered for the Operations
  • The candidates should be able to ensure that the GE and EMD Tech support group is working cooperatively and effectively with Locomotive Maintenance facility management and staff to provide on-time, quality shop releases
  • The candidates should be able to be accountable for meeting the annual Locomotive Maintenance expense budget
  • The candidates should be able to ensure compliance with Health, Safety, Security, and Environment policy and standards
  • The candidates should be able to ensure that all safety/rules failures are investigated, complete with recommendations for discipline and/or corrective action plans
  • The candidates should be able to be accountable for performance objective setting and outputs for direct reports
  • The candidates should be able to be accountable for the career development and succession planning for employees
  • The candidates should be able to implement process improvement recommendations to improve productivity and effectiveness
  • The candidates should be able to ensure that supervisors conduct all activities consistent with the collective agreement
  • The candidates should be able to provide direct tactical support to the day-to-day operations through local locomotive dispatch planning functions


  • The candidates will get flexible and competitive benefits package, competitive company pension plan, employee share purchase plan, performance incentive program, annual fitness subsidy, part-time studies program, flexible work environment

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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