Norfolk Southern Conductor Allentown PA in Allentown, Pennsylvania
Company Overview Norfolk Southern is one of the nation's premier transportation companies specializing in freight railroading. We operate approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serve every major container port in the eastern United States, and provide efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern has the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal and industrial products. We are a team of more than 27,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation." As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Requisition ID : 265 Job Description Interested in seeing what it is like to be a Conductor at Norfolk Southern? Copy and paste the following link in your browser. Training Norfolk Southern has a comprehensive training program, consisting of classroom and field training that will enable you to become a qualified Conductor. In addition, you will also be promoted to Locomotive Engineer based on your seniority and the need for Locomotive Engineers at your work location. You will be compensated and receive travel expenses during these training programs. Compensation Once you complete the conductor training program and become a conductor, you will likely be assigned to a conductor extra board which has guaranteed minimum earnings of approximately $45,000 per year. Guaranteed minimum earnings progressively increase over the next five years to approximately $56,000 per year. Many conductors earn more than the guaranteed minimum due to work opportunities at their location. Based on your seniority, you will be able to bid on jobs which offer a higher earning potential. After you are promoted to Locomotive Engineer, your first assignment will likely be an engineer extra board, which has guaranteed minimum earnings of approximately $88,000 per year. As an engineer, you will be able to bid on jobs, contingent on your seniority, which offer higher earning potential. Engineers are also eligible for a bonus of up to 17% of their annual earnings. Work Schedule Once you complete the conductor training program you will most likely be assigned to a conductors' extra board. Conductor extra boards have schedules with a minimum of two days off for every six working days. While not on your rest days, you are subject to be called to work 24 hours a day, on an as-needed basis. Extra board work schedules are irregular and are determined by busin... For full info follow application link. Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.