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We are seeking results-oriented and dedicated individuals to lead our organization into the future! As a Mechanical Locomotive Manager in the Operations Management Training (OMT) program, you will gain experience in transportation and mechanical operations and the skills to lead a team!

Once training is complete, you will be assigned to a work location where you will lead the inspection, maintenance and repair of locomotives. We are powered by our people, will you join our team?

Mechanical OMT’s have approximately 6 months of on-the-job training combined with formal classroom instruction.

Training Locations:

  • Roseville, CA
  • Los Angeles Basin
  • North Platte, NE
  • Chicago, IL
  • North Little Rock, AR

Salary Information:

  • Starting salary: $78,400*
  • End of Core Training: $3,500 increase**
  • At assignment:  $85,700*

*Based on skills and experience. Assignment made upon completion of the training program. **Salary increase may vary based on performance, training, and assignment schedule.


  • Lead a diverse crew of employees to ensure production schedules are met
  • Improve facility performance and exceed customer expectations by applying LEAN tools to production processes
  • Lead problem solving and process standardization
  • Work with craft workers to improve technical standards
  • Lead, improve and sustain safety processes at the workplace
  • Lead environmental stewardship at the railroad facilities
  • Conduct regular employee performance evaluations
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) skills
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Experience reading and understanding instructions (examples may include: operating and safety rules, bulletins, special instructions, and federal regulatory documents)
  • A Bachelor’s degree or will have a Bachelor’s degree within the next 12 months
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills to deliver information to coworker(s) and supervisor(s)


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Engineering Management, Industrial Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain Management
  • Experience working outdoors in variable weather conditions (consider professional, personal, and volunteer experience)
  • Experience in an operations or safety sensitive position such as industrial operations, heavy machinery, transportation, manufacturing, railroad, farming, or military
  • At least one year experience in lean manufacturing or Reliability Centered Maintenance
  • At least one year experience in a leadership role

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to detect and interpret different visual color signals and displays, and identify and determine the speed of moving objects at near or far distances
  • Must have normal color vision

Work Conditions

  • Work Conditions: Job assignments will include working 12 hour shifts, nights, weekends, holidays and working on call
  • Agree to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety boots, hard hats, and hearing protection where the company requires
  • Willingness to practice safe work habits
  • Authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • 18 years of age or older
  • In the past 36 months, and in connection with the operating of a motor vehicle, you must not have had any of the following: (1) the suspension, revocation, cancellation, or denial of your driver’s license in an incident involving drugs or alcohol; (2) your participation in diversion or probation, or a guilty plea, in a drug or alcohol-related driving incident; OR (3) you refused to take a drug or alcohol test
  • Must not have interviewed for this position within the last 2 years
  • Benefit information can be found under the Benefits section on (
  • Must be willing to relocate