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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY Signals and Communications Maintainer Muscatine IA in Muscatine, Iowa

* Req ID: 77764 * Department: Engineering * Job Type: Full-Time * Location: Muscatine, Iowa * Country: United States * % of Travel: 80-90% * # of Positions: 1 * Compensation Rate: $25.57-$30.08 per hour * Job Available to: Internal and External * Deadline to apply: 09/25/2020 Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides 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 cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit cpr.ca/en/about-cp. POSITION DESCRIPTION * Canadian Pacific Railway operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, and 365 days a year. Within the Department of Engineering Operations, there are two facets component in Signals and Communications: Construction and Maintenance. * Signalman and Signal Maintainers work mostly alone on a specified assigned territory by the Supervisors where the job can occasionally be physically demanding. * Signalman and Signal Maintainers are primarily responsible for performing FRA regulatory test and inspection of the signals systems. They will also install, repair and maintain various equipment such as: signals, lights, switch machines, electrical switch locks, switch circuit controllers, as well as crossing warning devices. * Other general duties include cable locates, painting and housekeeping of signal housings and equipment; climb and troubleshoot signal structures and make electrical connections. * The role of Signal Maintainer is an important link between ensuring compliance with FRA regulations and customer satisfaction while achieving the safest most efficient railroad operations. * Activities by instruction and supervision of crew foreman: * Work Safe Practices * Comply with Company and Regulatory Rules and Policies * Digging, cable repair, housing keeping, assembly of signal equipment, wiring of signal equipment, pole line work. * Repair or replace damaged equipment. * Limited travel is required. * Test and verify correct operation of SandC systems and equipment. * Perform preventive maintenance on all SandC apparatus * Make inspections and tests as required on each device * Report problems; failures or unsafe conditions. * Plan his/her own work and coordinate it with the work of others. * Ensure there is enough material on hand to permit work or repairs to be completed without undue delay. * Only make authorized corrections and modifications POSITION REQUIREMENTS * Applicants must be able to work outdoors and at times in remote locations and adverse weather condition. Work experience with heavy equipment such as a backhoe, trencher would be an asset. * Must have previous working knowledge of signaling systems and railroad signalman qualification. * Must have a valid driver s license. WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER: * Flexible and competitive benefits package * Completive company pension plan * Annual Fitness Subsidy * Part-time Studies Program ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: CP is looking for a qualified Signalman. If individuals do not have prior Signalman experience then they would start as an Assistant Signalman and be trained into the Signalman position. Medical Requirements: CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. This position is a safety critical position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol and drug audit assessments. A qualification drug test is also required. Background Investigation: The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances: * Criminal history check * Reference check * Last 3 years of driving history * Last 7 years of employment history; * Social Security number verific

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