Canadian Pacific Railway Track Laborer - Mason City, IA in Mason City, Iowa

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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 to see the rail advantages of CP.


To safely maintain the physical railway track within a specific territory in accordance with guidelines set forth by the FRA and Canadian Pacific.


  • Track maintenance and renewal work;

  • Uses hand tools and small machines and may be called upon to operate large track renewal equipment;

  • Standing, lifting, squatting for long periods of time;

  • Ability to lift tools and equipment of 50lbs or greater.


  • Must be able to travel and have adequate transportation;

  • Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations and perform tasks in accordance with those rules;

  • CDL license or in the process of obtaining one is preferred;

  • Mechanical and welding experience is desirable;

  • Must be able to perform physically strenuous work outdoors in all types of weather;

  • Available to respond to emergent conditions 24/7/365;

  • Abnormal working hours and times, may change per the collective bargaining agreement;

  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Upon completion of the probationary period, you may bid into other positions that become available within the Maintenance-of-Way department. A few examples include:

  • Track Laborer: $17.69/hr-$20.81/hr

  • Machine Operator A: $23.94/hr

  • Welder: $24.35/hr

  • Track Inspector: $25.07/hr


  • Flexible and competitive benefits package

  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan

  • Annual Fitness Subsidy

  • Part-time Studies Program


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

  • Last 7 Years employment history

  • Last 3 years of driving history

  • Social Security number verification

CP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.