Rail Car Mechanic Apprentice
Canadian Pacific
British Columbia
9d ago


In this challenging role you will be a member of a team working in a high production environment performing preventative and corrective maintenance to Railcars.


  • Repair, maintain and inspect freight car equipment in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Perform all preventative maintenance work & repairs on trucks, underframe, structure, safety appliances, braking systems, draft systems and any associated tests;
  • Perform all work associated with rush repairs, road work and supplementary service operation of equipment;
  • Repair and application of all associated piping & valves, guards, shrouds, covers and any cutting, burning, welding, grinding, soldiering and brazing associated with removal or application of components.

  • Must have a High School Diploma or General Equivalence Diploma;
  • Preference will be given to those who possess a journeyman welder or commercial driver’s license;
  • Boilermaker / ironworker would be an asset;
  • Experience with heavy metal fabrication / welding would be an asset;
  • Must be able to work within strict established safety and work guidelines / rules to complete job;
  • Strong problem solving and computer skills;
  • You must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package;
  • Competitive company pension plan;
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Medical Requirements :

  • CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. This position is considered a safety sensitive position;
  • 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
  • Education verification
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