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Transportation Manager

What Will You Do?

  • Develop first-line management skills to lead a diverse group of skilled craft employees
  • Gain experience and competence in safety and railroad operations 
  • Use critical thinking to help overcome barriers and obstacles to our transportation plan
  • This position will require you to work long hours in all weather conditions, weekends, holidays and on-call

What Will You Learn?

Union Pacific operates a dynamic 24/7/365 operation focused on safety and customer service.  Keeping more than 3,000 trains moving safely and on time on our 32,000 miles of track 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 who thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment. We need critical thinkers with strong analytical and communication skills who have the confidence to lead a diverse employee workforce. 


Starting salary: $70,000 or more*
At assignment: $83,000 or more*

*Based on skills, experience and geographical location. Assignment made upon successful completion of the training program.

Potential Career Path:

OMT Transportation Career Path 


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