Operations Management Training - Mechanical
Omaha, NE 
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description

We are seeking results-oriented and dedicated individuals to lead our organization into the future! As a Mechanical Locomotive Manager in the Operations Management Training (OMT) program, you will gain experience in transportation and mechanical operations and the skills to lead a team! Once training is complete, you will be assigned to a work location where you will lead the inspection, maintenance and repair of locomotives. We are powered by our people, will you join our team?

The OMT program offers 4 classes each year - January, April, July and September. Mechanical OMT's have approximately 9 to 12 months of on-the-job training combined with formal classroom instruction.

Salary Information:

  • Starting salary: $76,500*
  • End of Core Training: $3,500 increase**
  • At assignment: $83,700*
*Based on skills and experience. Assignment made upon completion of the training program. **Salary increase may vary based on performance, training, and assignment schedule.

  • Lead a diverse crew of employees to ensure production schedules are met
  • Improve facility performance and exceed customer expectations by applying LEAN tools to production processes
  • Lead problem solving and process standardization
  • Work with craft workers to improve technical standards
  • Lead, improve and sustain safety processes at the workplace
  • Lead environmental stewardship at the railroad facilities
  • Conduct regular employee performance evaluations
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications Required
  • GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) skills
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to read and understand all instructions including operating and safety rules, bulletins, special instructions, and federal regulatory documents
  • A Bachelor's degree or will have a Bachelor's degree within the next 12 months
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills to deliver information to coworker(s) and supervisor(s)
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Engineering Management, Industrial Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain Management
  • Experience working outdoors in variable weather conditions (consider professional, personal, and volunteer experience)
  • Experience in an operations or safety sensitive position such as industrial operations, heavy machinery, transportation, manufacturing, railroad, farming, or military
  • At least one year experience in lean manufacturing or Reliability Centered Maintenance
  • At least one year experience in a leadership role
Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to detect and interpret different visual color signals and displays, and identify and determine the speed of moving objects at near or far distances
  • Must have normal color vision
Work Conditions
  • In the past 36 months, and in connection with the operating of a motor vehicle, you must not have had any of the following: (1) the suspension, revocation, cancellation, or denial of your driver's license in an incident involving drugs or alcohol; (2) your participation in diversion or probation, or a guilty plea, in a drug or alcohol-related driving incident; OR (3) you refused to take a drug or alcohol test
  • Must not have interviewed for this position within the last 2 years
  • Benefit information can be found under the Benefits section on up.jobs (https://up.jobs/why/benefits/index.htm)
  • Must be willing to relocate
  • Work Conditions: Job assignments will include working 12 hour shifts, nights, weekends, holidays and working on call
  • Agree to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety boots, hard hats, and hearing protection where the company requires
  • Willingness to practice safe work habits
  • Authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • 18 years of age or older

COVID-19: Union Pacific requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Union Pacific will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for medical or religious reasons. Should you accept this employment offer, you will be sent more detailed instructions about how to comply with UP's vaccination requirement prior to starting your employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation: Union Pacific supports diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer . Union Pacific is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce where equal employment opportunities are available without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, religion, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, or genetic information. Union Pacific strictly prohibits any discrimination or harassment based on protected status. Union Pacific is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its employment of individuals with disabilities. To request a disability accommodation in the application process, please use this link to submit a request.

Union Pacific supports diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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