Locomotive Engineer - Voorheesville, NY

Date: May 10, 2023

Location: Central Bridge, NY, US, 12092 Mechanicville, NY, US, 12118

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Locomotive Engineer - Voorheesville, NY 


Job Description


Norfolk Southern is seeking a skilled Locomotive Engineer to operate locomotives safely and efficiently. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, a focus on safety, and a passion for operating trains.


Employees hired under this announcement should initially expect to serve on train crews operating  an approximately 190-mile run between Voorheesville, NY and Ayer, MA.



  • Operate locomotives to transport trains safely and efficiently
  • Monitor train instruments and systems to ensure safe operation
  • Apply brakes and throttle to control speed and movement of the train
  • Communicate with dispatchers and other rail personnel to coordinate train movement and ensure safety
  • Inspect locomotives and report any defects or malfunctions
  • Ensure compliance with all safety regulations and company policies
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on locomotives as needed
  • Complete necessary paperwork and documentation related to train operation and maintenance
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and positive attitude while interacting with coworkers and customers
  • Work irregular hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed

Additional Information



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license
  • Completion of a locomotive engineer training program or equivalent experience
  • Mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently and make quick decisions in high-pressure situations
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Comfortable working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Willingness to travel and work extended hours as needed
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug test




  • Competitive salary approximately $102k-$126k
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement within the company



If you are a safety-conscious, skilled locomotive engineer who enjoys working with a team and taking on new challenges, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity


Company Overview


Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.


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