HonorHer Jobs


Job Information

CN Senior Manager, Training - Engineering in Winnipeg, Manitoba

At CN,everydaybrings new and exciting challenges.Youcan expectan interestingenvironment whereyou’repart of making sure ourbusiness isrunning optimallyandsafely―helpingkeep the economy on track.We provide the kind of paid training and opportunitiesthat long-term careers are built on and we recognize hard workers whostriveto make a difference.You will be able to thrive in ourclose-knit, safety-focused cultureworking together as ONE TEAM.The careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!

Job Summary

The Senior Manager, Training – Engineering is responsible for monitoring training requirements at a System level including Track, Signals and Communication, Fall Protection, Bridges and Structures, Welding, Crane Operation, Work Equipment and Driver Training craft areas. The incumbent provides detailed training plans to key stakeholders across the Engineering function and ensures training curriculum meets the needs of the business to promote the technical and safety culture as defined by the Company and applicable regulatory requirements.

Main Responsibilities

Lead Training Programs

· Work with the business to review, anticipate, and plan learning demand in support of business operations

· Coordinate with Business Chief Engineers, Assistant Chief Engineers, Senior Managers, Managers, and Supervisors to ensure alignment of training to functional demands and schedules, including providing updates on training progress and escalation of issues

· Maintain a comprehensive training plan and schedule to meet client expectations and requirements

· Handle requests for training delivery and allocate appropriate resources

· Present updates to training status and compliance reports to Leaders within the business

Manage Instructor Performance

· Work with the Functional Training Manager to ensure quality delivery and proactively reform performance gaps

· Complete detailed training plans for each instructor to ensure instructor competency

· Monitor technical instructors, evaluate and document performance to ensure course quality and accuracy

· Observe and qualify contract and temporary instructors

Budgeting, Curriculum, and Facility Management

· Oversee equipment, locations, assets, and resources appropriately, providing an accurate ability to predict maintenance and capital expenditure requirements

· Control operating budget and forecast spending for craft areas

· Ensure all assets used for simulation, labs, practical, and hands-on training components are functioning as intended and upgraded as required

· Coordinate delivery of retired assets from the business to the Campuses to enhance the learning experience

· Identify and handle Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) from the business and instructor pool to updated or develop curriculum as required

Regulatory and Labor Relations Guidance

· Work with Labour Relations (LR) and others to advance effective learning and performance objectives in the most effective and cost-efficient manner

· Assist with labor negotiations that affect the learning team

· Ensure training programs meet regulatory requirements from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Transport Canada (TC)

· Represent the Company as an SME on industry committees

Working Conditions

The role has standard working conditions in an office environment with a regular work week from Monday to Friday. Due to the nature of the role, the incumbent must be able to meet tight deadlines, handle pressure, and stress. The incumbent must be able to work night shifts and weekend when necessary. The role requires minimum travel (up to 20%) to carry out quality audits and meet with field instructors.




· Minimum 10 years of engineering experience

o Experience as an Engineering Manager or Senior Manager


· High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED)

· Valid Driver’s License

· Railway Certification in Canadian Rail Operating Rules, General Engineering Instructions, Engineering US Operating Rules, and Roadway Worker Safety (or ability to obtain upon appointment)

· Railway Certification in Track Inspection Guidelines and Continuous Welded Rail

· Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering*

*Any designation for these above would be considered as an asset


· Identifies potential safety and security risks

· Leads by example for the safety and security of all

· Delegates and empowers others to create accountability

· Develops self and others

· Innovates

· Demonstrates active listening

· Demonstrates agility and drives change

· Sets direction and inspires others

· Communicates with impact

*Any skills/attributes for these above would be considered as an asset

Technical Skills/Knowledge

· Knowledge of Business department and field operations

· Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and CN internal applications including Systems Applications and Products (SAP)

· Knowledge of labour agreements that exist within the Business function

· Knowledge of federal and state regulations

· Knowledge of training methodology and adult learning principles

· Knowledge of CN’s Learning Management System in My360*

· Fluently bilingual both written and verbal (English, French*)

*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 a19,500 milerail 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,sustainabilityand our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.

At CN, we are dedicated to building North America’ssafest, (https://www.cn.ca/en/safety/) mostinclusive (https://www.cn.ca/en/careers/diversity-equity-inclusion/) andsustainable (https://www.cn.ca/en/delivering-responsibly/environment/) 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 cnrecruitment@cn.ca.

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.