15 November 2023

CPKC | Pilot

Kansas City, MO, United States


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 cpkcr.com to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.


Canadian Pacific has opportunities for a Captain position within our Corporate Flight department based in Kansas City, MO. Reporting to the Director of Flight Operations and Chief Pilot. This position is accountable for the provision of safe and cost effective air transportation service to CPKC executives using company corporate aircraft. Ensuring all aspects of aircraft operation comply with regulatory requirements including pilot qualifications and aircraft inspections and maintenance.

*Applicants based in Canada need to have the right to work in the US.


  • Ensure all aspects of aircraft operation comply with regulatory requirements including pilot qualifications and aircraft inspections and maintenance
  • Ensure compliance with CPKC’s policies and procedures including Corporate Air Transport Policy and Critical Cluster Policy
  • Deliver safe, reliable air transportation services to CPKC executives and third party company executives if applicable and as required
  • Assist Director Flight Operations & Chief Pilot in running of Aviation team as requested
  • Contribute to improving cost effective operation of the Aviation department
  • Contribute to improving safety standards within the Aviation department wherever possible


  • Canadian ATPL or US ATPL and be willing to obtain Canadian ATPL
  • Valid Group 1 IFR
  • Valid Category 1 Medical
  • 5000+ hours Total time
  • 3000+ hours Multi Pic
  • 1000+ hours of jet experience
  • Preference given to candidates current or experience on the Challenger Aircraft or the Citation Sovereign aircraft
  • Corporate aviation experience is an asset
  • International experience desirable
  • Proven track record, clear of accidents and safety violations
  • Must possess a minimum of a High School diploma; College degree desirable
  • Valid airline transport pilot license as issued by Transport Canada – Or be Willing to obtain Transport Canada License
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal/relationship management skills
  • Strong decision making and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to obtain a RAIC; or Applicable Airport security pass
  • Heavy travel away from home, including overnights
  • Ability to travel unrestricted to and within Canada, United States, Mexico, Europe and other locations
  • Flexibility to work varying shifts
  • Comfortable interacting with senior executives


  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • 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.

Medical Requirements:
CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. This position is a safety critical position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol, and drug audit assessments. Qualification drug test(s) are also required.

Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check
  • Driver’s License Verification
  • Reference check
  • 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: 101727
  • Department: Asst to President
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 70-80%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 3
  • Job Available to: External



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