Railroad Operations Jobs

Members of Amtrak’s Railroad Operations team are at the front lines of moving America wants to go. Whether on trains, or in stations or railyards, members of the Operations team have an integral role in ensuring the safety of Amtrak’s passengers and employees. If you are an independent thinker with a strong work ethic and dedication to safety, you may be a good fit for some of Amtrak’s most important roles.

Conductors and Assistant Conductors are responsible for the safety of Amtrak trains as well as their passengers and crew. The work is fast-paced and demanding: conductors must adhere to strict safety rules, while simultaneously providing superior customer service to Amtrak’s passengers. Conductors do more than just take tickets – they are like the captain of the train, and must be familiar with the Physical Characteristics and Operating Rules of the route on which they operate at all times.

Locomotive Engineers are responsible for safely and efficiently operating trains at all hours of the day and night, and under all kinds of weather conditions. Engineers operate the controls in the locomotive cab while receiving radio communications from others and visually monitoring railroad signals, track conditions, and other external factors, which could affect the movement of the train.

Trainmasters work as managers of train and engine service employees. They are responsible for ensuring safe and efficient train make-up, and provide support at train terminals and while trains are on the road.

Road foremen manage engine and train service crews to ensure the safe and efficient operation of locomotives and trains in their territory.

Yardmasters are in charge of railyards and the employees that work within them. They are responsible for safe movements of trains and railcars within the yard, and coordinate the setup of equipment for daily service.

Train Dispatchers are responsible for the safe and efficient movement of trains and on-track vehicles within their dispatching district. Dispatchers remotely keep track of all trains in their district, and correspond with crew on board trains to ensure that their journey is operating safely and smoothly.

Many operations employees work varying schedules and travel extensively to accommodate our 24 hour, 7 days a week operation. This may include nights, weekends, holidays or on-call for emergency situations. Some jobs, such as Conductor, Engineer, and Dispatcher will require the completion of a rigorous training program of at least eight weeks in length at our National Training Center in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Principal Project Mgr - 90304733 - Philadelphia
Principal Project Mgr - 90304733 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 24, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 24, 2022
Lead Construction Quality Assurance Analyst - 90302605 - Philadelphia
Lead Construction Quality Assurance Analyst - 90302605 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 24, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 24, 2022
Senior Project Manager (Construction/Engineering) - 90297993 - Philadelphia
Senior Project Manager (Construction/Engineering) - 90297993 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 24, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 24, 2022
Principal Software Engineer - 90341706 - Wilmington
Principal Software Engineer - 90341706 - Wilmington Wilmington, Delaware, US, 19801 Sep 24, 2022
Wilmington, Delaware, US, 19801 Sep 24, 2022
Mechanical Design Engineer(PE)-90340135 - Philadelphia
Mechanical Design Engineer(PE)-90340135 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 24, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 24, 2022
Trackman - 90342515 - North Brunswick, NJ
Trackman - 90342515 - North Brunswick, NJ North Brunswick, New Jersey, US, 08902 Sep 24, 2022
North Brunswick, New Jersey, US, 08902 Sep 24, 2022
Program Administrator - 90337078 - Wilmington
Program Administrator - 90337078 - Wilmington Wilmington, Delaware, US, 19801 Sep 24, 2022
Wilmington, Delaware, US, 19801 Sep 24, 2022
Sr/Lead Case Management Analyst - 90337079 - Wilmington
Sr/Lead Case Management Analyst - 90337079 - Wilmington Wilmington, Delaware, US, 19801 Sep 24, 2022
Wilmington, Delaware, US, 19801 Sep 24, 2022
Lead Data Engineer - 90341374 - Washington
Lead Data Engineer - 90341374 - Washington Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20002 Sep 24, 2022
Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20002 Sep 24, 2022
Lead Project Controls Specialist - 90341163 - Philadelphia
Lead Project Controls Specialist - 90341163 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 24, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 24, 2022
Sr Dir IT - 90237859 - Washington
Sr Dir IT - 90237859 - Washington Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20002 Sep 24, 2022
Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20002 Sep 24, 2022
Sr/Lead Case Management Analyst - 90337080 - Los Angeles
Sr/Lead Case Management Analyst - 90337080 - Los Angeles Los Angeles, California, US, 90012 Sep 24, 2022
Los Angeles, California, US, 90012 Sep 24, 2022
Project Engineer- 90186208 - Philadelphia
Project Engineer- 90186208 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 24, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 24, 2022
Principal Software Engineer - 90341707 - Washington
Principal Software Engineer - 90341707 - Washington Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20002 Sep 24, 2022
Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20002 Sep 24, 2022
Program Mgr - 90340129 - Washington
Program Mgr - 90340129 - Washington New York, District of Columbia, US, 10001 Sep 24, 2022
New York, District of Columbia, US, 10001 Sep 24, 2022
Sheet Metal Worker / Pipefitter - 90167972 - Oakland- Sign-on bonus available Oakland, California, US, 94607 Sep 23, 2022
Sr Engineer - 90297995 - Philadelphia
Sr Engineer - 90297995 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 23, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Sep 23, 2022
Dir Forecasting - 90341475 - Washington
Dir Forecasting - 90341475 - Washington Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20001 Sep 23, 2022
Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20001 Sep 23, 2022
Motor Equipment Operator - 90069259 - Oakland
Motor Equipment Operator - 90069259 - Oakland Oakland, California, US, 94607 Sep 23, 2022
Oakland, California, US, 94607 Sep 23, 2022
Coach Cleaner - 90148722 - Oakland
Coach Cleaner - 90148722 - Oakland Oakland, California, US, 94607 Sep 23, 2022
Oakland, California, US, 94607 Sep 23, 2022
Foreman II - 90343512 - Bear
Foreman II - 90343512 - Bear Bear, Delaware, US, 19701 Sep 23, 2022
Bear, Delaware, US, 19701 Sep 23, 2022
Sr Mgr Enterprise Workforce Planning - 90343751 - (Remote Option) N/A, US Sep 23, 2022
Carmen Journeyman - 90246984 - St Louis - Sign On Bonus Available
Carmen Journeyman - 90246984 - St Louis - Sign On Bonus Available St Louis, Missouri, US, 63103 Sep 23, 2022
St Louis, Missouri, US, 63103 Sep 23, 2022
Coach Cleaner - 90343519 - Chicago
Coach Cleaner - 90343519 - Chicago Chicago, Illinois, US, 60607 Sep 23, 2022
Chicago, Illinois, US, 60607 Sep 23, 2022
Coach Cleaner - 90115326 - Bear
Coach Cleaner - 90115326 - Bear Bear, Delaware, US, 19701 Sep 23, 2022
Bear, Delaware, US, 19701 Sep 23, 2022