Norfolk Southern is one of the nation s premier transportation companies specializing in freight railroading. We operate approximately 21,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serve every major container port in the eastern United States, and provide efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of coal and industrial products.
We are a team of more than 28,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as The Thoroughbred of Transportation . As a industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.
As a transportation trainee, you ll learn railroad operations in preparation to supervise conductors and locomotive engineers at a rail terminal or a road territory. You ll spend time in rail towers, dispatch centers, and riding trains. You will learn how we move our customers freight and ultimately will become responsible for the safe and efficient operations of freight trains throughout the system.
Our training program typically lasts 8-12 months.
Typically, these positions are filled by engineering, management, logistics, or liberal arts graduates.
Interested candidates must be willing to relocate across our 22 state operating territory and be willing to travel.