Kendrick Owens

“I build the future.”

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Crew Dispatcher

Crew Dispatcher

Located in Omaha, Nebraska, Crew Dispatchers schedule and call conductors and engineers to work, in accordance with labor agreements, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As a member of this team, you will work with a variety of Union Pacific operating customers to resolve problems, which may involve gathering information, diagnosing customer needs and conducting research to find solutions.


  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is a must, with some college experience preferred.
  • You must possess a high level of professionalism, strong problem-solving and research skills, and excellent computer skills.
  • The job requires working a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • You must pass a Skilled-Craft Battery exam (see sample) to be considered for an interview.


Bailey Yard (North Platte, NE)

Hinkle Locomotive Facility (Hinkle, OR)

Davis Yard (Roseville, CA)

Jenks Shop (North Little Rock, AR)


As a newly hired Crew Dispatcher, you can expect to earn around $161.57 per day, with an increase of 5 percent per year for the next three years. Actual pay depends on Union-negotiated agreements.


Candidates will go through a 6- to 8-week paid training period in Omaha, Nebraska.

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