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) – NEW
Passenger Conductor Trainee (7/2019)
Passenger Engineer Trainee (1/2020) – NEW

Current job listings



Location | West Springfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Freight Conductor (7/2019)
Intermodal Service Employee (5/2019)

Current local job listings


New England Central Railroad (see note)

Location | Palmer, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Conductor (2/2020) – NEW
Mechanic (3/2019)
Roadmaster (9/2019)
Track Inspector (10/2019)
Track Laborer (1/2020) – NEW

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 (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


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)
Roadmaster (2/2019)
Trainman (1/2020) – NEW
Warehouse Team Leader (10/2019)

Current job listings

Note | PVRR is a subsidiary of the Pinsly Railroad Company


TASI/ACI (see note)

Location | New Haven, Ct.

Advertised jobs
Conductor (5/2019)
Customer Service Agent (5/2019)
Locomotive engineer (5/2019)

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 (1/2020) – NEW
Electrical Assembler (9/2019)
Electrical Engineer (1/2020) – NEW
Environmental Health & Safety Engineer (9/2019)
Equipment Room Specialist (9/2019)
Human Resources Manager (1/2020) – NEW
Manager of Manufacturing Technology (1/2020) – NEW
Mechanical Assembler (9/2019)
Network Administrator (3/2019)
Procurement Specialist (9/2019)
Production Planner (9/2019)
Production Supervisor (1/2020) – NEW
Quality Inspector (9/2019)
Supplier Quality Engineer (1/2020) – NEW
Test Technician (1/2020)

Current job listings


Pacific Rail Services (Intermodal yard operator)

Location | West Springfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Hostler Driver (1/2020) – NEW
Hostler Driver / Groundperson (1/2020) – NEW
Non CDL Jockey Driver/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 | Westfield, Mass.

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

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)



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: February 16, 2020
Page last reviewed: May 1, 2018