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.

 

Railroads

Amtrak

Location | Springfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Electrician Journeyman (1/2020)
Passenger Conductor Trainee (7/2019)
Passenger Engineer Trainee (1/2020)

Current job listings
jobs.amtrak.com/search

 


CSX

Location | West Springfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Freight Conductor (7/2019)

Current local job listings
csx.taleo.net/careersection

 


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
gwrr.silkroad.com/epostings

Note | NECR is a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming

 


Pan Am Railways

Locations | Deerfield and East Deerfield, Mass.

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

Current job listings
panamrailways.com/careers

 


Pioneer Valley Railroad (see note)

Location | Westfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Forklift Operator/ Material Handler (7/2019)
Maintenance of Way Trackman (10/2019)
Railroad Trackman/backhoe operator (10/2019)
Trainman (1/2020)
Warehouse Team Leader (10/2019)

Current job listings
pinsly.com/employment

Note | PVRR is a subsidiary of the Pinsly Railroad Company

 


TASI/ACI (see note)

Location | New Haven, Ct.

Advertised jobs

Current listings
herzognew.hiretouch.com/careers/view-all-jobs

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 (1/2020)
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 (9/2019)
Production Planner (9/2019)
Production Supervisor (1/2020)
Quality Inspector (9/2019)
Supplier Quality Engineer (1/2020)
Test Technician (1/2020)

Current job listings
crrcma.appone.com

 

Drummac (Integrated rail services)

Location | Deerfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Maintenance Tech (5/2020) – NEW

Current jobs listing

drummac.com/Careers

 

Pacific Rail Services (Intermodal yard operator)

Location | West Springfield, Mass.

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

Current jobs listing

indeed.com/Pacific-Rail-Services/jobs

 

Progress Rail Services (a railroad services supplier)

Location | Palmer, Mass.

Advertised jobs
None

Current jobs listing
careers.progressrail.com

 

RailWorks (a railroad construction contractor)

Location | Westfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Backhoe Equipment Operator (8/2019)
Field Intern – Field Engineer (2/2020)
Project Manager (1/2020)
Track Laborer (11/2019)

Current job listings
railworks.com/careers

 

Union Tank Car Company

Location | Springfield, Mass.

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

 


Training

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: May 13, 2020
Page last reviewed: May 1, 2018