Date: 2024-06-15 13:49:15

Assistant Track Supervisor- EN

Job Description
At CN , everyday brings new and exciting challenges . Y ou can expect a n interesting environment where you’re part of making sure our business is running opti mally and safely ― helping keep the economy on track . W e provide the kind of paid training and opportunit ies that long-term careers are built on and we recognize hard workers who strive to make a difference. You will be able to thrive in our close-knit, safe ty-focused culture working together as ONE TEAM . The careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!

Job Summary

The Assistant Track Supervisor is responsible for leading the operations of an assigned territory that involves track inspection and repairs. The role oversees replacing rails, ties, switches, and ballasts. In addition, the position provides daily support to the Track Supervisor.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead engineering operations as outlined in CN’s operating plan
  • Supervise and lead activities of track gangs, track employees, and hi-rail operations
  • Handle engineering operations which include compliance with safe work procedures, Transport Canada guidelines, and CN standards, policies, and regulations
  • Lead people with clear direction and goals while providing coaching and guidance to employees through regular performance monitoring
  • Apply collective agreement and company policies by conducting investigations, recommending corrective actions, and responding to grievances
  • Oversee budgets and workforce productivity within CN policies and the Five Guiding Principles
  • Ensure clear communication of track condition and daily production information to senior management in order to adjust
  • Ensure the safety of the track through regulatory inspections and input findings into the Track Inspection System (TIS) to monitor track condition
  • Follow up on reported track issues to ensure they maintain compliance with standards
  • Participate in activities related to derailments and disruptions in service, while working with Transportation and Mechanical to establish cause and future prevention
  • Perform safety audits for the unionized workforce and conduct safety engagements
  • Plan, schedule and perform track repairs and maintenance
  • Respond to emergencies

Working Conditions

The role will be partially performed in an office environment and outdoors in various types of weather and environmental conditions with irregular hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays. The role requires regular travel (up to 50%) across their assigned territory at times without advance notice. Due to the nature of the role, the incumbent must be able to meet tight deadlines, handle pressure and stress. The position requires responding to unexpected and emergency situations, and being able to lift up to 70 lbs.


Requirements Experience

Safety Compliance

  • Between 3 to 5 years of experience in safety compliance

oExperience in troubleshooting and problem solving

oRelevant work experience in similar working conditions or in a regulatory or safety environment*

oBudget management experience*

oLabour Relations experience (i.e., interpretation of collective agreements, response to grievances, negotiations with union representatives, discipline, etc.)*

oExperience supervising a unionized workforce*

  • Any experience for these above would be considered as an asset


  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED)
  • Bachelor’s Degree*
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Certified in Railroad Operating Signals*
  • Any designation for these above would be considered as an asset


  • Leads by example for the safety and security of all
  • Considers ESG principles in all operations
  • Identifies potential safety and security risks
  • Demonstrates active listening
  • Solves problems to create value
  • Develops self and others
  • Delegates and empowers others to create accountability
  • Collaborates with others and shares information
  • Sets direction and inspires others
  • Communicates with impact
  • Demonstrates agility and drives change

Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • General Microsoft computer skills*
  • Ability to conduct investigations after an accident*
  • Any knowledge for any of the above would be considered as an asset

About CN

CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada’s Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919. CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship . At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.

At CN, we are dedicated to building North America’s safest, most inclusive and sustainable railroad, which includes reflecting the communities in which we operate. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented groups often don’t apply unless they feel they fit the job posting at 100%. Even if you don’t see yourself in every job requirement listed in a posting, we still encourage you to apply. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations), please reach out to our team at

As an equal employment opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.

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