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Military experience

​​​Below is an overview of career opportunities with us and how they may align with your previous education and experience with the U.S. or Canadian military. Explore how we recognize your invaluable skills and experience with our careers.

​Previous Military Experience​​Career Opportunities

Operations

  • Armor
  • Artillery
  • Construction
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Infantry
  • Military Police/Security Forces
  • Ordinance
  • Carpenter
  • Conductor (Trainperson)
  • Crew Bus Driver
  • Labourer - Mechanical
  • Seasonal Labourer
  • Railcar Mechanic Apprentice
  • Track Maintenance
  • Welder
  • Work Equipment Maintainer
  • Operation Supervisor

Mechanics/Machinist

  • Enginemen
  • Equipment/Building Maintenance
  • Machinist/Diesel Mechanic
  • Machinery Repairman
  • Pipefitter
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Steel Worker
  • Welding
  • Conductor (Trainperson)
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Labourer – Mechanical
  • Machinist
  • Pipefitter
  • Railcar Mechanic Apprentice/Trainee
  • Track Maintenance
  • Work Equipment Maintainer

Electrician

  • Electronic Technician
  • Electrician
  • Conductor (Trainperson)
  • Electrician
  • Signals & Communications Assistant
  • Signal Maintainer

Transportation

  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Radio Telecommunication
  • Transportation Logistics
  • Conductor (Trainperson)
  • Crew Dispatch
  • Rail Traffic Controller/Train Dispatcher
  • Operations Supervisor

Communication

  • Communications Maintainer
  • Computer Technician
  • Signals
  • Signal Maintainer Trainee
  • Signals & Communications Assistant
  • Signals & Communications Helper

Law Enforcement

  • Investigations
  • Military Police
  • Conductor (Trainperson)
  • Police Constable
  • Signals & Communications
  • Track Maintenance
  • Special Agent/Railway Police Officer

Supply

  • Inventory
  • Quartermaster
  • Warehousing
  • Conductor (Trainperson)
  • Mechanical - Labourer
  • Track Maintenance

Administration

  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Postal Clerk
  • Personnel Administration
  • Analyst (various)
  • Crew Dispatch
  • Customer Service Representative 
  • Intermodal Operations Representative
  • Instructor Training
  • Yard Clerk

5 years or more of leadership experience

  • Commissioned and Non Commissioned Officers
  • College or University Degree (preferred)
  • Supervisor, Operations
  • Trainmaster
  • Manager Track Maintenance
  • Service Delivery Manager
  • Manager Production
  • Engineer-In-Training