Mechanical (Engineering) Management Trainee 2019

Bnsf Railways Fort Worth , TX 76102

Posted 3 months ago

Apply early as this job may be filled at any time.

The Management Trainee (MT) Program is specifically designed to develop leaders that will drive the future of our organization. This program begins with a two week orientation at our corporate headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. During this time, MTs receive a company overview, interact with company leaders, and develop skills for a successful career. Additional training will vary by department. With hard work, the desire to learn, and the ability to develop relationships, career opportunities are endless.

The Operations Management Trainee position is a leadership role at BNSF Railway. These individuals lead a diverse workgroup to safely and efficiently accomplish work assignments and goals that are in line with the company's vision.

Relocation assistance may be provided to those who are moving more than 50 driving miles from their permanent residence.

Work Location: Barstow, CA or Minneapolis, MN

Anticipated Start Date: January, June or September 2019

Salary Range: $68,500

Applicants will be notified via e-mail regarding potential interviews, testing, and hiring events for this position. Please check your e-mail on a daily basis.

RELOCATION: A candidate can be relocated to any location across the BNSF system (see System Map on An ideal candidate should be very flexible regarding location. Work assignment could place a Management Trainee anywhere on BNSF's operating system. The training location might differ from the permanent location at the conclusion of training.


Management Trainees will be assigned to a mechanical facility at any location on the BNSF system.

Training for Mechanical Management Trainees is a year-long program. This opportunity begins with a two-week comprehensive orientation at BNSF Corporate Headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. Following orientation, the trainee will complete two weeks at the BNSF Technical Training Center (TTC) in Overland Park, Kansas for safety and technical training. The remainder of the program is completed in the field and Technical Training Center.

Overall, the trainee will learn to manage mechanical shop and field operations, work on projects, and prepare for a field operations supervisory position.

Upon completion of training, key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Directly supervise shop craft employees to safely execute terminal or shop operating plan.

  • Ensure labor and equipment is positioned to inspect, test and repair equipment to meet the needs of the daily plan.

  • Prepare and conduct job safety briefings with all employees.

  • Provide periodic updates to General Foreman to ensure daily plan requirements are met.

  • Schedule repairs away from terminal to ensure equipment is returned to service quickly.

  • Provide technical support to apprentice employees.

  • Provide information to assess equipment damage and derailment recovery processes.

  • Ensure compliance with BNSF's employment policies, safety rules, scheduled agreements and Association of American Railroads (AAR)/Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations.

  • Conduct operational testing to support safety action plans.

Additionally, qualified candidates must be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities listed above.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills in areas or roles outside of normal job responsibilities.

  • Work effectively with others in a team setting.

  • Express ideas and information in a clear and concise manner.

  • Recognize and respond to unexpected situations and tight deadlines effectively and safely.

  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing task priorities and work situations.

  • Demonstrate ability to complete tasks regardless of obstacles.

  • This role is a management role in which individuals will be expected to lead others in the maintenance and inspection of locomotives and freight cars. This role does not involve design of railcars, locomotives or other equipment.


  • Indoors and outdoors on a regular basis.

  • Environment requires personal protective equipment, hard hat, safety glasses, and gloves.


  • Hours are irregular with a minimum of 40 hours per week.

  • Schedule involves nights, weekends, and holidays, as BNSF is a 24 x 7 work environment.


  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work.


  • 2.70 or higher cumulative GPA with a degree in Engineering or Construction Management OR a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA with a non-Engineering degree.

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Graduate degree from an accredited university to be completed prior to hire OR have obtained a degree within the past three (3) years.

  • Less than three (3) years of work experience in a professional work environment. When calculating work experience, EXCLUDE internships or positions held while in high school or college.

  • Authorization to work in the US without Company sponsorship now AND in the future.

  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Ability to relocate within the BNSF Railway operating system to start and/or upon career progression and/or business need.

  • Valid Driver's License.


  • Degree in General, Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, or Civil Engineering OR a similar technical program.

  • Experience working in an engineering, manufacturing, factory or technical environment.

  • Proven leadership experience and excellent oral and written communication skills.

If you have more experience and are interested in BNSF, we encourage you to take a look at our Experienced First Line Supervisor (EFLS) program or our professional jobs to find what most closely aligns with your skill set.


BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Retirement Pension Plan

  • Railroad Retirement

  • Life Insurance

  • Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


  • Criminal history

  • Last 7 years of driving history

  • Last 5 years of employment history to include military service

  • Social Security number

  • Education


  • Medical evaluation

  • Drug Screen

  • Other elements as needed


BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required

to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at

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