Train Crew


Train crews consist of a locomotive engineer and conductor. Crews collectively operate about 1,600 trains per day, moving them across the rail network. The transportation team also includes crews who work within our rail yards to switch or reassign freight cars to build trains or pick up and deliver freight to customer locations. Only promoted BNSF conductors can become locomotive engineers. Dispatchers, who have assigned territory over multiple trains are also part of transportation.

Over-the-road crews are based from a “home” location and are on call 24/7. Yard crews are assigned to a specific terminal/yard and work a set schedule. All teams work together to ensure a timely, safe and damage-free freight delivery for our customers.

Freight trains operate around the clock, as do the people in Transportation. Employees work nights, weekends, holidays and on call. Employees work both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions. Work may require travel and time away from home.

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Transportation Summer Intern 2019 (Paid)
Transportation Summer Intern 2019 (Paid) Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131 Dec 14, 2018
Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131
Conductor Trainee - Denver, CO
Conductor Trainee - Denver, CO Denver, CO, US, 80216 Dec 11, 2018
Denver, CO, US, 80216
Conductor Trainee - Primary Recall - Stockton, CA
Conductor Trainee - Primary Recall - Stockton, CA Stockton, CA, US, 95205 Dec 11, 2018
Stockton, CA, US, 95205
Conductor Trainee - Primary Recall - Kansas City, KS
Conductor Trainee - Primary Recall - Kansas City, KS Kansas City, KS, US, 66106 Dec 7, 2018
Kansas City, KS, US, 66106
Transportation Management Trainee 2019
Transportation Management Trainee 2019 Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131 Nov 16, 2018
Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131