**5,000 SIGNING BONUS** Train Conductor - Davenport, IA Job at Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, Davenport, IA

  • Canadian Pacific Railway Limited
  • Davenport, IA

Job Description

* Req ID: 89064

* Department: Operations Southern Division

* Job Type: Full-Time

* Position Type: Union

* Location: Davenport, Iowa

* **Compensation Rate: $30.60 - $36.50 per hour**

* % of Travel: 80-90%

* Job Available to: Internal & External

* Deadline to apply: 03/31/2022

* Inspection of freight cars, coupling air hoses and performing airbrake tests, replacing broken air hoses and gaskets, replacing missing or broken knuckles, adjusting drawbars, coupling and uncoupling cars and locomotives, climbing and hanging on ladders on the sides of cars to apply and release hand brakes;

* Give, receive, and interpret hand signals.

* Read and interpret track flags, block and interlocking and other fixed signals;

* Have a thorough understanding of and follow General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR), General Orders and Bulletins as they pertain to the safe movement of trains, goods, and hazardous materials, ensuring the safety of CP employees and the general public;

* Apply corresponding Rules/Special Instructions of foreign railroads, where applicable;

* Complete documentation as required and must ensure all departure and arrival procedures are carried out to standard;

* Plan and perform setouts and pickups, switching and service of on line industries;

* Must be able to handle emergency situations and operate fire extinguishers as well as be able to apply first aid techniques;

* Must safely and efficiently perform all other duties as required.


* Must be available for call 24 hours per day;

* Work schedules are irregular and are determined by the rotation of the extra board including weekends and holidays;

* Work performed may be for periods of time up to 12 hours long;

* Must respond to and be at the designated work site within two hours of receiving a call;

* Must be able to work outdoors, in all types of weather conditions;

* Walking distances on railroad roadbeds;

* Must possess a Valid full driver's with no restrictions;

* Must be able to recognize and distinguish between the colors of signals, signs, and other visual displays;

* Must be able to judge the speed and/or distance of moving objects at near or far distances;

* You should consider the long-term effect of the above lifestyle on your personal and/or domestic situation;

* Must pass a written examination prior to completing the training;

* Must possess good communication skills, work efficiently with minimum supervision;

* Required to accept mandatory promotion to locomotive engineer and attend Student Engineer Training. This can occur any time after 1 year of train service experience.

* Flexible and competitive benefits package

* Employer Funded Retirement Plan

* Employee Share Purchase Plan

* Annual Fitness Subsidy

* Part-time Studies Program

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Part time, Outdoor, Relocation bonus, Flexible hours,

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