BNSF Jobs – Engineering Management Trainee

Website BNSF Railway

Job Responsibilities:

The Management Trainee (MT) Program is specifically designed to develop leaders who will drive the future of our organization. This training program is approximately 6 months in length and includes both classroom and on-the-job training. You will gain experience in our Track, Engineering Services, Structures, Signal, Mechanical, Transportation, and Environmental departments. With challenging work, the desire to learn, and the ability to develop relationships, career opportunities are endless.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The management trainee program is an intensive training program that lasts approximately 6 months
  • Provide various administrative support functions to the Engineering First Line Supervisor (FLS) including, but not limited to: management of scheduled manpower activity, capital plan coordination and oversight, material management, claims management, re-collectible activity management, safety management, equipment and vehicle fleet management
  • Responsible for supporting 3 functional areas: Track, Signal, and Structures
  • From Fort Worth, trainees will attend a 2-week technical and personnel training conducted at our Technical Training
  • Center (TTC) in Overland Park, KS where trainees will learn about operations and field safety
  • The remaining time will be spent completing on-the-job field training conducted at assigned training location which will include instructor led and web-based training courses as well as numerous job shadows across multiple departments
  • Management trainees will likely be placed in a Supervisor Engineering Support position (career progression after this is employee driven)-see below for more information on this position
  • Provide FLS vacation relief and weekend coverage
  • Accurately process and code all invoices within 15 days of receipt and produce accurate reports of cost, vehicle, safety and flag exceptions for the FLS within timeframe required by each report
  • This is not an exhaustive list of the position’s duties
  • Relocation will likely be required upon placement into permanent assignment
  • MTs will attend an initial 2-week orientation conducted at our company headquarters in Fort Worth, TX where trainees will learn about the BNSF culture, network with leaders of the company and receive leadership training

Job Requirements:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • Demonstrate ability to complete tasks regardless of obstacles
  • Experience working outdoors or in an industrial environment.
  • I have a 2.70 or higher cumulative GPA in an Engineering or Construction Management Program.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing task priorities and work situations
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • 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.
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Graduate degree in Construction Management or an Engineering program from accredited university to be completed prior to hire OR have obtained a degree within the past three (3) years.
  • Recognize and respond effectively to unexpected situations and tight deadlines
  • Ability to relocate within the BNSF Railway operating system to start and/or upon career progression and/or business need.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • Express ideas and information in a clear and concise manner
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Experience working in an engineering or construction related environment.
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Proven leadership experience and excellent oral and written communication.
  • Authorization to work in the US without Company sponsorship now AND in the future.

Job Details:

Company: BNSF Railway

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Albuquerque, NM, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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