Rough Carpenter

Rough Carpenter


Job Position: Rough Carpenter

Company: Canadian Pacific Railway

Expected salary:

Location: Montreal, QC

Rough Carpenter Job Details:


Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.
The Bridge Tender is in charge of and responsible for the safe operation of the bridge to which he/she is assigned.

  • The Bridge Tender shall record in a log book each movement of the span and the date, time, and name of the vessel and direction of passage
  • Perform bridge maintenance to movable bridge operating components and other basic maintenance
  • Safety sensitive environment – working around heavy moving equipment
  • An emphasis on safety is critical for all employees; they must remain focused at all times and be willing to work in a team environment
  • Personal protective equipment provided including hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, hi-visibility vests, & other as required for job function
  • Outdoor work environment – working on railway bridges with exposure to all weather conditions such as rain, direct sunlight and snow
  • Must be comfortable working on a structure at heights with proper fall protection equipment
  • Relief position will work Saturday shift and fill in for vacation and personal days
  • Work is seasonal and employees are called in seniority order as and when required
  • Employees may be trained on and required to work more than one bridge


  • Must be willing to work at heights (bridges, ladders, roofs)
  • Outdoor work experience is required
  • Experience in a safety sensitive environment preferred
  • Able to work all shifts
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to converse proficiently in English language skills using radio and telephone operations
  • Must be proficient in the use of common hand and power tools


  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program

Medical Requirements:
Operating safely is a core foundation of CPKC. Our commitment is to protect our people, customers, communities in which we operate, the environment and our assets. We are also committed to a healthy and safe workplace. CPKC’s Alcohol and Drug Policy and Procedures (“Policy and Procedures”) support these commitments. All new hires for a safety sensitive position will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol, and drug audit assessment. Pre-employment qualification drug test(s) are also required. This includes candidates participating in the Trainee Program who will also be required to pass a drug test during the training process before receiving final qualification for the position.
Background Investigation:
The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:

  • Criminal history check
  • Education verification
  • Driver’s License Verification

CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)”.
With Job Requisition Fields

  • Req ID: 101860
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: Montreal, Quebec
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 4
  • Compensation Rate:
  • Job Available to: Internal & External

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