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
Coach cleaner (10/2020)
Electrician Journeyman (1/2020)
Passenger Engineer Trainee (1/2020)

Current job listings
jobs.amtrak.com/search


CSX

Location | West Springfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Communications Maintainer/Tech (8/2020)
Intermodal Service Employee (9/2020)
Sr Terminal Manager (7/2020)

Current local job listings
csx.taleo.net/careersection


New England Central Railroad (see note)

Location | Palmer, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Conductor (2/2020)
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
Certified Locomotive Engineers
Equipment Operators
Freight Conductor
Signalman & Asst. Signalman
Trackman
Track Supervisor
Trainmaster
West District Environmental Manager

Current job listings
panamrailways.com/careers


Pioneer Valley Railroad (see note)

Location | Westfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Railroad Conductor & Engineer (8/2020)
Trainman (1/2020)

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
None

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
Building and Machine Maintenance Specialist (7/2020)
Cost Accountant (10/2020)
Electrical Assembler (10/2020)
Electrical Engineer (1/2020)
Human Resources Manager (1/2020)
Intern – Quality Dept. (10/2020)
Logistics Specialist (10/2020)
Manager of Manufacturing Technology (1/2020)
Manufacturing Engineer II (10/2020)
Mechanical Assembler (10/2020)
Procurement Specialist (7/2020)
Production Manager (7/2020)
Production Planner (7/2020)
Production Supervisor (1/2020)
Supplier Quality Engineer (1/2020)
Test Technician (1/2020)
Warehouse Supervisor (10/2020)

Current job listings
crrcma.appone.com


Drummac (Integrated rail services)

Location | Deerfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Maintenance Tech (5/2020)

Current jobs listing
drummac.com/Careers


Pacific Rail Services (Intermodal yard operator)

Location | Chichopee and West Springfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
Hostler Driver (1/2020)
Hostler Driver / Groundsperson (1/2020)
Jocky Driver Non CDL (7/2020)
Truck Driver Non CDL (10/2020)

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
Progress Rail – Search for open jobs


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 (12/2020) – NEW
Track Laborer (10/2020)

Current job listings
railworks.com/careers

Union Tank Car Company

Location | Springfield, Mass.

Advertised jobs
None

Current job listings
utlx.com/employment-at-utlx


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