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Mechanical or Electrical Manager

What Will You Do?

  • Be assigned to a shop that repairs and maintains our locomotives and freight cars
  • Lead and manage a diverse, unionized work crew to keep the infrastructure of the railroad running
  • Work with other groups to ensure work is being completed in a safe manner with minimal impact to rail operations
  • This position will require you to work long hours in all weather conditions, including nights, weekends, holidays and on-call. Relocation will be required several times throughout your career.

What Will You Learn?

Union Pacific operates a dynamic 24/7/365 operation focused on safety and customer service. Keeping more than 7,000 locomotives, plus tens of thousands of UP and customer freight equipment running, takes careful planning and on-the-spot problem solving. With the multi-month training program, you'll be ready for an exceptional first-line management opportunity with significant growth potential. Successful candidates will learn to embrace the fast-paced and ever-changing work environment.


We're looking for college graduates with degrees in electrical engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, electronics engineering, manufacturing engineering, systems engineering, engineering management, industrial management, or supply chain management. We need critical thinkers who thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment and have the confidence to lead a diverse crew of people.


Starting salary: $76,500 – $84,000*
At assignment: $83,700 – $101,100*
*Based on skills, experience and geographical location. Assignment made upon successful completion of the training program.

Potential Career Path:

 OMT Mechanical Career Path


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