Intern, Network Operations
Homewood, IL 
Posted 2 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

At CN, everyday brings new and exciting challenges. You can expect an interesting environment where you're part of making sure our business is running optimally and safely-helping keep the economy on track. We provide the kind of paid training and opportunities 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, safety-focused culture working together as ONE TEAM. The careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!

Job Summary

The Intern, Network Operations is responsible for helping develop a working report of locomotive inventory with drill down capability. The incumbent will perform tasks, including: converting the existing reports and tracking measures into a Locomotive Inventory Management tool (LSS), adding drill down capability, and developing an Intermodal (IMX) Velocity Diagnose tool to identify areas of highest impact to historic IMX velocity.

Major ResponsibilitiesExpand the LSS Capabilities to Allow for Drill Down from High Level Snapshot
  • Evaluate current platform
  • Alter as needed to enable a drill down function
  • Determine how far down we can go (division, yard, etc)
  • Create the ability to zone in on a location within the region for loco counts
  • Maintain the accuracy of the current programs reporting
  • Get feedback from MP team and ops
Collaborate with Network Operations to Address Traffic Delays
  • Work with Network Operations data team to learn and utilize CN's tools
  • Use these tools to investigate car movement impacts (car velocity impacts)
  • Learn and expand the LSS platform
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Methodical and logical approach
  • Makes informed and timely decisions to get things done
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal (English)
  • Must be able to work in Canada
  • Ability to work remotely if required
  • Post secondary computer sciences (software engineer) would be ideal given computer skills needed to execute above requests.

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.


CN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation. Only qualified candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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