Transportation: Train Crew


Our Transportation team of approximately 18,500 employees gets things moving, literally.

This team, our largest, is made up of the train crews – a locomotive engineer and conductor — that collectively operate about 1,600 trains a day, moving them from point to point across the BNSF railway 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. Union agreements require that only promoted BNSF conductors can become locomotive engineers. Dispatchers, who have an assigned territory over which they direct multiple trains, are also part of transportation. Additionally, more than 1,400 supervisors oversee the entire transportation system, which operates in 28 states and two Canadian provinces.

The over-the-road crews are those based from a “home” location and are oncall 24/7. Yard crews are assigned to a specific terminal/yard and work a set schedule. The dispatchers also work a set schedule, from one of four dispatching operations centers. All work together to make sure our customers’ freight arrives on time, damage-free and, above all, safely.

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. The majority of employees in Transportation are scheduled (union-represented).

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Conductor Trainee - (Aberdeen, SD) Aberdeen, SD, US, 57401
Conductor Trainee - (Mandan, ND) Mandan, ND, US, 58554
Conductor Trainee - Arkansas City KS- Primary Recall Arkansas City, KS, US, 67005
Conductor Trainee - Creston, IA Creston, IA, US, 50891
Conductor Trainee - Galesburg, IL Galesburg, IL, US, 61401
Conductor Trainee - Great Falls, MT Great Falls, MT, US, 59401
Conductor Trainee - Greybull, WY Greybull, WY, US, 82426
Conductor Trainee - Primary Recall - Needles, CA Needles, CA, US, 92363
Conductor Trainee - Primary Recall - Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA, US, 90040
Conductor Trainee - Primary Recall - Richmond, CA Richmond, CA, US, 94801
Conductor Trainee - Primary Recall - San Bernardino, CA San Bernardino, CA, US, 92408
Conductor Trainee - Primary Recall Bakersfield, CA Bakersfield, CA, US, 93301
Conductor Trainee - Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, US, 98134
Conductor Trainee - Sheridan, WY Sheridan, WY, US, 82801
Conductor Trainee - Slaton TX - Primary Recall Slaton, TX, US, 79364
Conductor Trainee - Trinidad, CO Trinidad, CO, US, 81082
Conductor Trainee -Gillette , WY Gillette, WY, US, 82716
Conductor Trainee -Oklahoma City- Primary Recall Oklahoma City, OK, US, 79008
Conductor Trainee-Alliance, NE Alliance, NE, US, 69301
Experienced First Line Supervisor (EFLS) - Transportation 2018 Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131
Transportation Intern 2018 Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131
Transportation Management Trainee 2018 Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131
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