Railroad Jobs in Western Mass

A wide range of railroad related jobs are available in Western Mass at locations as Deerfield, Palmer, Pittsfield, South Deerfield, 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 MA

Advertised jobs
Coach cleaner (12/2022)
Carmen Journeyman (10/2023) – Current
Electrician (10/2023) – Current
Machinist Journeyman (3/2023)
Passenger Engineer Trainee (9/2023)
Ticket Clerk (2/2023)
Trainmaster I/II (8/2023)

Current job listings
Amtrak | Jobs in Springfield, MA

Berkshire and Eastern (BERX)

Locations | Deerfield MA and/or South Deerfield MA

Advertised jobs
Asst. General Manager (6/2023)
Car Repairman (8/2023)
Conductor (7/2023) – Current
Director, Mechanical (8/2023)
Electrician (10/2023) – Current
General Manager (9/2023)
Locomotive Engineer (8/2023) – Current
Manager, Safety Training (3/2023)
Manager, Signals & Communication (9/2023)
Roadmaster (10/2023) – Current
Trainmaster (3/2023) – Current

Current job listings
Genesee & Wyoming | Careers

Note | Berkshire & Eastern is the operating railroad for Pan Am Southern LLC. They are a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc.


Locations | Pittsfield MA and/or West Springfield MA

Advertised jobs
Freight Conductor (4/2023)
Intermodal Service Employee (10/2023)
Mechanical Supervisor (11/2023) – Current
Signals Maintainer (12/2022)
Track Supervisor (5/2023)
Track Worker (6/2023)
Welder/Welder Helper (2/2023)

Current local job listings
CSX | Jobs in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Central Railroad

Location | Palmer MA

Advertised jobs
Railroad Maintenance of Way (6/2023)
Transportation Clerk (9/2023) – Current
Transportation Specialist (4/2023)

Current job listings
Indeed | Massachusetts Central Railroad

New England Central Railroad (NECR)

Location | Palmer MA

Advertised jobs
Conductor (10/2023) – Current
Director, Engineering (8/2023)
Director, Signals & Communication (8/2023)
General Manager (5/2023)
Manager, Mechanical (8/2023)
Mechanic (10/2023) – Current
Roadmaster (5/2023)
Signal Maintainer (9/2023) – Current
Supervisor, Signals (8/2023)
Track Laborer (3/2023)
Track Machine Operator (7/2023)

Current job listings
Genesee & Wyoming | Careers

Note | NECR is a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

Pioneer Valley Railroad (PVRR)

Location | Westfield MA

Advertised jobs
Conductor (7/2023)
Fork lift operator & Conductor (6/2023)

Current job listings
Indeed | Pioneer Valley Railroad

Note | PVRR is a subsidiary of the Pinsly Railroad Company

TASI/ACI (see note)

Locations | Hartford CT, New Haven CT, Springfield MA

Advertised jobs
Conductor 11/2023) – Current
Customer Service Agent (10/2023) – Current

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

Middlesex Corporation

Location | Springfield MA

Advertised jobs
Site Safety manager – Rail (12/2022)

Current job listing

National Railroad Safety Services

Location | Springfield MA

Advertised jobs

Current jobs listed

Pacific Rail Services

Location | West Springfield MA

Advertised jobs
Railroad Diesel Mechanic (11/2022)
Railroad Non-CDL Driver (10/2023) – Current

Current jobs listing

Rail Management Services

Location | West Springfield MA

Advertised jobs
Railroad Driver (7/2023)
Railroad Driver Operator (7/2023)
Railroad Laborer (7/2023)
Railroad Truck Driver (7/2023)

Current jobs listing

RailWorks (a railroad construction contractor)

Locations | Springfield MA and/or Westfield MA

Advertised jobs
Construction Laborer (6/2023)
Grapple Truck Operator (11/2023) –Current
Operator (11/2023) – Current
Track Foreman (11/2023) – Current

Current job listings


Railroad Engineering Technology
CT State Community College | New Haven, Ct.

CT State 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

Video | “A Day in the Life: CSX Freight Conductor” (9:45)
CSX | May 18, 2021

Federal Railroad Administration videos

Railroad 101: Basic Operations (25:20)

Railroad 101: Track Configuration (29:04)

Railroad 101: Train Types and Configuration (25:15)

Railroad 101: Signalling Systems (38:10)

Page last updated: November 8, 2023
Page last reviewed: May 1, 2018