Move Your Career on the Right Track at BNSF | Earn up to $88k Annually (Dilworth, MN)

BNSF Railway

compensation: Earn as much as $88,000 dependent on experience and location annually
employment type: full-time
job title: Conductor Trainee

Join BNSF and work for our conductor trainee team in Dilworth, MN to work for one of North America's largest freight railroad networks. Move the nation like no one else can. Earn as much as $88,000 dependent on experience and location annually with growth opportunities.

Join BNSF as a Conductor Trainee 

What You Get:

NOTE: Benefits differ for hourly and salaried employees, but both groups of employees have options for:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401(k) and Railroad Retirement Board annuity

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Wellness programs including fitness discounts and health coaching

  • Adoption assistance program

  • Commuter benefits program

  • Bereavement leave

  • Military leave

  • Jury duty leave

  • Domestic partner benefits

  • Inclusive environment

  • Military-friendly company


NOTE: We are a 24/7 company, so all positions may require working nights and weekends. Frequent travel also required.

  • At least 18 years of age, or will be by the start date listed above.

  • Ability to report for duty at the designated work location.

  • Able to work safely in the above working conditions.

  • Able to work the above shift/hours.

  • Able to meet the above travel requirements.

  • Ability to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 80 pounds.

  • Ability
    to see, learn, and interpret hand signals from near and far; visually
    distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow and lunar (clear light);
    visually judge speed and distance of moving objects; see at night.

  • Ability to discriminate and differentiate between verbal and non-verbal sounds (signals, alarms, etc.) in the work environment.

  • Ability to visually distinguish and differentiate colors on computer display screens.

  • Ability to use hands and use hand tools to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling.

  • Ability to climb ladders and get on/off equipment.

  • Ability to work at various heights above the ground including on locomotives, railcars and other equipment.

  • Ability to bend, lift, walk and stand occasionally with breaks.

  • Ability to sit frequently with breaks.

  • Follow safety policies and procedures; wear required personal protective equipment.


  • Obtain and receive information and act on oral or written instructions by various communication devices.

  • Monitor and report daily work.

  • Climb
    on/off equipment, set/release hand brakes, couple/uncouple air hoses,
    remove/replace broken railcar knuckle, ride moving cars by holding onto
    grab irons or ladders.

  • Observe,
    interpret and relay hand, lantern, and other signals for train movement
    Judge and control speed and clearance distance of cars.

  • Operate track switches and derails to change train routing within yards or on road.

  • Check switch points for proper alignment.

  • Switch, spot cars and determine train make-up.

  • Observe and monitor track conditions (e.g. broken rails, defective switches, weather-related problems).

  • Inspect cars per federal regulations.

  • Observe and report on passing train conditions.

Join the Dilworth Conductor Trainee Team


  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7715947875



best of [?]