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Railroad Occupations Job Overview

Many little boys and girls dream of growing up and working on the railroad. Though many think of conductors, railroad occupations also include several positions that ensure that the switches move at the right time, keep the trains running in top condition and keep the cars of passenger trains clean. Workers on trains often spend long hours and days or weeks away from home, and those working in other areas need to spend hours in a seated position or hours walking along the tracks.

Railroad Occupations Job Education Requirements

The conductors and engineers responsible for operating the train and keeping the trains running on schedule need at least a high school diploma or its equivalent. Engineers and those working with the trains or making repairs to those trains may need a certificate or a degree in a mechanical or automotive field. Most conductors spend a minimum of one month up to three months training on the job with more experienced workers before working independently. The Federal Railroad Administration offers certification for conductors. After gaining some experience and going through training, they can take two examinations and demonstrate the proficiency they have.

Railroad Occupations Job Market

Statistics show that this job market will decrease by a rate of 3 percent, which means the industry will lose approximately 4,000 jobs by 2022. The experience that railroad workers gain on the job can assist them in positions that include Foreman jobs and Construction Equipment Repair jobs.

Railroad Occupations Job Salary Information

Railroad conductors earn a median annual salary of $65,000, but the lowest 10 percent earn a median annual salary of $45,000. The top 10 percent of conductors earn $87,000 a year. Some railroad workers can earn $100,000 or more each year. Other railroad jobs come with an hourly salary of $20 to $30.

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Iowa Interstate Railroad (Silvis, IL) is currently looking for • CERTIFIED LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS • CERTIFIED RAILROAD CONDUCTORS • STUDENT CONDUCTORS $24.62/hr after probationary period. Varied Hours. Drug screen and background check. For a complete job description or to apply visit www.iaisrr.com. IAIS is an EOE....
Stanley Black & Decker, an S&P 500 company, is a diversified global provider of hand tools, power tools and related accessories, mechanical access solutions and electronic security solutions, engineered fastening systems, and more. With over $10.2B in global sales, Stanley is viewed as a world leader in the marketplace. We currently have an opening for a dynamic individual to join our team as a Re...
Company Confidential Sandusky, OH
Well established (since the late 40’s), family owned and operated, prestigious leader in the oil and gasoline distribution industry has an opportunity for CDL, Class A drivers with haz-mat and tanker endorsements. If you have a minimum of two (2) year verifiable experience in driving a truck, are a self-starter, have a professional attitude and appearance, and possess attention to detail, you may ...
TRAC (The Railroad Associates Corporation) is a progressive, growing railroad track construction company seeking a Civil Engineer to perform railroad alignment design for its Mechanicsburg, PA based headquarters. The ideal candidate should have a Professional Engineer’s (PE) License, preferably for Pennsylvania, and be willing to obtain a License for other states. Candidate must have good working ...
Introduction Seasonal Contractual- NO BENEFITS Four (4) vacancies (part-time) Contract Period: March 2015- December 2015 GRADE 9998 LOCATION OF POSITION Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad - Church Creek, MD (Dorchester County) Bill Burton State Park- Trappe, MD (Talbot County) Main Purpose of Job The Maryland Park Service is currently recruiting for multiple seasonal contractual positio...
Hulcher Houston, TX
Job Description: Hulcher Services Inc. has been a recognized leader in the train derailment emergency response and environmental emergency response services industry for over 40 years. With 36strategically located divisions throughout North America, Hulcher is uniquely qualified to respond rapidly to customer needs. We are committed to the mobilization of people and equipment within one hour from...
Railroad Specialist Albany, NY
Apply Now ? Apply to this Job Attach your resume By providing us with your information, you agree to become a Bullhorn Reach User, and to our use and disclosure of your information as described by our Privacy Policy. Job Description Railroad Specialist - NY , PA , FL Location: Albany,NY , Philadelphia,PA , Jacksonville,FL For immediate consideration please apply here http://www.bergmannpc....
Trinity Industries, Inc. headquartered in Dallas, Texas is a diversified industrial company that owns a variety of market-leading businesses which provide products and services to the industrial, energy, transportation, and construction sectors. Trinity reports its financial results in five principal business segments: the Rail Group, the Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group, the Inland B...
Olsson Associates’ national team of railroad experts is committed to providing high quality services to successfully complete client’s projects. Olsson is a “one-stop shop” that can address all of a client’s needs, including survey, hydrologic/hydraulic assessments, permitting, preliminary and final track design, geotechnical investigations, and bridge and structures design, assessment, and evalua...
JOB SUMMARY: About the Agency FRA is committed to fostering a diverse, highly skilled workforce capable of meeting or exceeding our strategic goals with efficiency, innovation, and a constant focus on better serving our customers. You will serve as a Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating Practices). As an inspector you will enforce Federal safety and health regulations that are concerned with op...
JOB SUMMARY: About the Agency FRA is committed to fostering a diverse, highly skilled workforce capable of meeting or exceeding our strategic goals with efficiency, innovation, and a constant focus on better serving our customers. This position serves as an integral member of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Office of Safety's Regional organizational structure, and serves as a Railroa...
US Sugar Palm Beach, FL
Job Description: POSITION LOCATED IN CLEWISTON, FLORIDA United States Sugar Corporation is one of America's largest diversified, privately-held agribusiness firms. In addition to growing, milling and refining cane sugar, U.S. Sugar owns a short line railroad. We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer who wants to learn Railroad Operations. If you have a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturin...
Marten Transport Joliet, IL
We are looking for QUALIFIED CONDUCTORS and CURRENTLY LICENSED LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS for full-time, permanent positions with a major class 1 railway. These upcoming openings will be in the following locations around the Midwest U.S.: Harvey, ND Thief River Falls, MN St. Paul, MN Marquette, IA Ottumwa, IA Portage, WI Great pay, and benefits in line with class 1 railroads, as well as railroad ...
Job Description Benefits Supplemental Questions Ensures the accuracy and consistency of financial data, while preparing the financial reports. Includes establishing and maintaining accounting practices and procedures based on generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Prepares and/or evaluates financial reports/metrics and presents findings and recommendations to management. Serves as one...
Pacific Coast Railway Staffing Joliet, IL
We are looking for QUALIFIED CONDUCTORS and CURRENTLY LICENSED LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS for full-time, permanent positions with a major class 1 railway. These upcoming openings will be in the following locations around the Midwest U.S.: Harvey, ND Thief River Falls, MN St. Paul, MN Marquette, IA Ottumwa, IA Portage, WI Great pay, and benefits in line with class 1 railroads, as well as railroad ...
The State Corporation Commission's (SCC) Division of Utility and Railroad Safety seeks motivated and public service-oriented individuals to fill two available positions performing professional field and office work in the regulation and oversight of railroads and railroad facilities. The individual selected for the first position will conduct field inspections and investigations of railroad motive...
Our Gonzales Savard Labor & Marine office is looking to fill plenty of Railroad positions Our office info is: SAVARD LABOR & MARINE 1731 N. AIRLINE HWY., GONZALES, LA 70737 PH: 225-647-6800 FAX: 225-644-2736 1st Position: We are looking for Railroad Maintenance Tech MUST be able to repair and rebuild tracks MUST have clean background 2-5 yrs experience MUST have TWIC and OSHA This pos...
Overview: For over 30 years, ITS Technologies and Logistics, LLC has been a proven and successful leader in professional intermodal services. Our success is based strongly on the positive attitudes, skills and performance of our entire workforce. To continue on our mission of total customer satisfaction and internal efficiency, we seek Switchman for our Stockton, CA facility. This position is re...
SEASONAL CONDUCTORS----$21.14 an Hour 3 MONTHS US Sugar is accepting applications for Seasonal Conductor Positions. Candidates must have previous Railroad Conductor experience. These Positions are 60 Hours per week--Extensive Overtime. QUALIFICATIONS Heavy lifting, bending, pushing, pulling, climbing, squatting, walking, working from heights and standing for extended periods mount and dismount...
Job Description Benefits Supplemental Questions The Permit Technician is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of all types of land-use contracts including permits and leases; supplements contracts as needed to extend term, modify authorized use, change in rent; timely and accurate processing of all types of customer billings and rent adjustments; monitors payments and pursue colle...

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