Analyst GIS Data Engineer

Bensenville, IL, US, 60131


CPKC is the first and only single-line rail network connecting North America.

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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.



As the Analyst GIS Data Engineer – Engineering Asset Management, you will be a core member of the CPKC Engineering Asset Management team responsible for the verification and correct adjustment of track asset data, which is then used within various downstream applications.  The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting various EAM Plant Maintenance applications as well as updating other CPKC inventory databases. 



  • Ability to correlate GIS asset data to tabular data and vice versa
  • Spatially recognize a track/point asset in tabular view and translate it to a GIS feature
  • Perform “1 to 1” review of track/point assets so every asset that exists in tabular data, exists solely and correctly in the GIS database
  • Review and perform Mile Post updates of track/point assets as to show them correctly in data while also aligning with other internal/external systems so nothing is out of order
  • Update any track changes done in the field to internal CPKC systems such as but not limits to PTC, TEC, GIS, CTN, Time Table, TYES and TAM/SAP
  • Make sure all track/point assets have the correct inspection frequencies while aligning with field and regulatory requirements
  • Work closely with industrial development team to make sure billable assets are accounted for as well as maintenance limits on those assets
  • Capability to create/update yard maps
  • Coordinate with internal/external groups when working with LiDAR collected data


  • High School diploma
  • University Degree in Engineering or Post-Secondary education in related field is or equivalent field experience
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience in inspection of Engineering track assets is preferred
  • Experience in collecting and reconciling track asset data is preferred
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS, GIS tools, and SAP PM is preferred


  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program



As an employer with North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Drug Test Elements:

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  All new hires are required to undergo a drug screen.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CPKC safe and drug free.    

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Education verification
  • Driver’s License Verification
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service
  • Social Security number verification

Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

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


  • Req ID: 102221
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Bensenville, Illinois
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 10-20%
  • # of Positions: 2
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  • Job Available to: Internal & External







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Country: United States
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