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Norfolk Southern Corporation Field Engineering Trainee 2024 - (Various Locations) in Cincinnati, Ohio

Requisition 36438: 2024 Field Engineering Trainee - (Various Locations) #LI-DP1 Job Description and Education Job Description Field Engineering Trainees in Norfolk Southern' s Maintenance of Way department play a vital role in our operations team. Trainees will train under current supervisors who are responsible for managing teams of unionized employees to directly lead the inspections, repair, and maintenance of our railroad tracks and bridges. Our extensive new hire trainee program will educate you on the intricacies of working on the railroad to accomplish this goal. During training, you will learn train and track dynamics, track inspection, construction, and maintenance operations, and much more. After successful completion of the six-month training program, you will be able to inspect our railroad tracks, remediate defects, manage maintenance employees such as rail gangs that replace rail and spikes, tie gangs that perform scheduled crosstie replacement, and bridge and structures gangs that maintain and repair the bridges and trestles on the railroad. Supervisors are responsible for managing a territory spanning dozens of miles that can include one or more rail terminals supporting an operation that runs 24/7. Interested applicants must have a desire to work hands-on and in a field-oriented position. Trainees are placed at select training locations across our 22-state network. Therefore, all candidates must be willing to relocate for this training and future job placements. Interested in seeing what it's like to be a Norfolk Southern Track Supervisor in the Engineering department? What makes a successful trainee in the Maintenance of Way department? * Individuals who understand the only way we work is SAFELY * Candidates who are looking for a career in field supervision, not a desk job * Candidates who understand they will relocate for this and future opportunities * Candidates who understand they will work hands-on and outdoors any time of day * A self-starter who can work with limited direct supervision * Candidates who can plan, manage time and people, adapt on the fly, and clearly communicate * Candidates who can lead a team by example, we call it "Leading from the Front!" Education/Experience Preferred Level: Bachelor's Degree (BS) Other education and experience levels are considered Preferred Majors: Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering, Construction Management, General Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Biosystems Engineering, Management Other Relevant Majors considered In lieu of a degree: 4+ years of leadership and industrial experience such as military, manufacturing, construction, agriculture, production environments, or other leadership roles Work Environment Work Environment * Environment: Outdoor/Field * Shift Work: Yes * On-Call: Yes * Weekend Work: Yes * Travel Required: Extensive Travel for some positions and/or Relocation (Relocation Benefits provided) * Must be able to work outside and be on your feet daily * Potential Training locations include: Atlanta, GA; Bellevue, OH; Birmingham, AL; Bluefield, WV; Bryan, OH; Chattanooga, TN; Chicago, IL; Christiansburg, VA; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbia, PA; Conway, PA; Cresson, PA; Dalton, GA; Danville, KY; Decatur, IL; Detroit, MI; Elkhart, IN; Enola, PA; Front Royal, VA; Ft. Wayne, IN; Gainesville, GA; Greensboro, NC; Greenville, SC; Harriman, TN; Harrisburg, PA; Hattiesburg, MS; Kansas City, MO; Knoxville, TN; Lafayette, IN; Leechburg, PA; Linwood, NC; Lock Haven, PA; Lynchburg, VA; Macon, GA; McDonough, GA; Meridian, MS; Moberly, MO; Narrows, VA; Norfolk, VA; Pittsburgh, PA; Portage, IN; Raleigh, NC; Roanoke, VA; Rockmart, GA; Sandusky, OH; Shelbyville, KY; St. Louis, MO; Toledo, OH; Valdosta, GA; Vance, AL; Waynesburg, PA; and more. Compensation Trainee salary is $82