Railroad Jobs in the Valley

A wide range of railroad related jobs are available in the Pioneer Valley at locations as Deerfield, Palmer, Springfield, Westfield, and West Springfield.

The list below includes all of the jobs that have been posted over the past twelve months. Note that many of these jobs are still currently available.

For the most recently listing of jobs check out the company’s website (listed below) or search for “railroad jobs” on the Indeed job search engine.




Location | Springfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Electrician Journeyman (1/2020)
Passenger Engineer Trainee (1/2020)

Current job listings



Location | West Springfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Communications Maintainer/Tech (7/2020)
Sr Terminal Manager (7/2020)

Current local job listings


New England Central Railroad (see note)

Location | Palmer, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Conductor (2/2020)
Roadmaster (9/2019)
Track Inspector (10/2019)
Track Laborer (1/2020)

Current job listings

Note | NECR is a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming


Pan Am Railways

Locations | Deerfield and East Deerfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Asst. Superintendent of Track
Certified Locomotive Engineers
Freight Conductor
Signalman & Asst. Signalman (1/2020)
Trackman (6/2020)
Track Supervisor
West District Environmental Manager (1/2020)

Current job listings


Pioneer Valley Railroad (see note)

Location | Westfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Maintenance of Way Trackman (10/2019)
Railroad Conductor & Engineer (8/2020) – NEW
Railroad Trackman/backhoe operator (10/2019)
Trainman (1/2020)
Warehouse Team Leader (10/2019)

Current job listings
no link available

Note | PVRR is a subsidiary of the Pinsly Railroad Company


TASI/ACI (see note)

Location | New Haven, Ct.

Advertised jobs

Current listings

Note | Transit America Services, Inc. / Alternate Concepts Inc. a Joint Venture (TASI/ACI) operates the CTrail Hartford Line service between New Haven, Ct. and Springfield, Ma. TASI is a subsidiary of Herzog Railroad Services.


Other Companies

CRRC MA (rail car manufacturer)

Location | Springfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Accounts Payable Clerk (9/2019)
Building and Machine Maintenance Specialist (7/2020)
Electrical Assembler (9/2019)
Electrical Engineer (1/2020)
Environmental Health & Safety Engineer (9/2019)
Equipment Room Specialist (9/2019)
Human Resources Manager (1/2020)
Manager of Manufacturing Technology (1/2020)
Mechanical Assembler (9/2019)
Procurement Specialist (7/2020)
Production Manager (7/2020)
Production Planner (7/2020)
Production Supervisor (1/2020)
Quality Inspector (9/2019)
Supplier Quality Engineer (1/2020)
Test Technician (1/2020)

Current job listings


Drummac (Integrated rail services)

Location | Deerfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Maintenance Tech (5/2020)

Current jobs listing



Pacific Rail Services (Intermodal yard operator)

Location | West Springfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Hostler Driver (1/2020)
Hostler Driver / Groundperson (1/2020)
Jocky Driver Non CDL (7/2020)
Jockey Driver Non CDL/Groundperson (9/2019)
Terminal Manager (9/2019)

Current jobs listing



Progress Rail Services (a railroad services supplier)

Location | Palmer, Mass.

Advertised jobs

Current jobs listing


RailWorks (a railroad construction contractor)

Location | Springfield and Westfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Backhoe Equipment Operator (7/2020)
Field Intern – Field Engineer (2/2020)
Project Manager (1/2020)
Tamper Operator (7/2020)
Track Foreman (6/2020)
Track Laborer (6/2020)

Current job listings


Union Tank Car Company

Location | Springfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Field Operations Supervisor / Repair Supervisor (10/2019)
Railcar Repair Technician / Field Service Mechanic (11/2019)

Current job listings



Railroad Engineering Technology
Gateway Community College | New Haven, Ct.

Gateway Community College offers an Associate in Science Degree in Railroad Engineering Technology with two options: Electromechanical and Signaling/Communications.

The program prepares students for employment on the railroad in such careers as Signal Maintainer, Lineman, Radio Maintainer, Communications Technician, Conductor, Electrician, Carman, and Train Dispatcher.


Further information

Video | “AT WORK: Train conductor for the new Hartford Line”
By Ashley Kus | FOX61 News | June 16, 2018

Video | “A day in the life of an Amtrak conductor” (9:10)
Amtrak  | April 26, 2019



Page last updated: August 6, 2020
Page last reviewed: May 1, 2018