Career Opportunities

Providence and Worcester Railroad Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/M/F/D/V and welcomes all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, P&W complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the P&W has facilities. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment. P&W provides competitive salaries and excellent employee benefits (e.g., medical and dental coverage, railroad retirement, 401(k) plan, profit sharing (for agreement employees), and paid holidays/vacation/personal leave). Non-management employees at P&W are represented by three bargaining unions, the Transportation Communication International Union (representing dispatchers and clerical employees), the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (representing mechanics, laborers, and signal maintainers), and the SMART/United Transportation Union (representing train and engine service employees).

All positions at P&W require a pre-employment physical and drug test and may require additional certifications or testing depending on the position. Employees may be subject to mandatory drug and alcohol testing as required by applicable federal rules and regulations as well as P&W’s written policies. Additional conditions may apply.

Available Positions:

Position TitleLocationDepartmentPosting DateClosing Date
Track TechnicianDifferent LocationsMaintenance12/20/20161/27/2017


United Healthcare (agreement employees)

Railroad Retirement Board

Blue Cross/Blue Shield (non-agreement employees)

Diversified Administration Corp. (non-agreement employees)

Employee Engagement:

United Way

Every year, P&W sponsors a Company-wide day of giving encouraging employees to volunteer and donate to the United Way. The United Way helps our communities, youth, and families in need through “innovative, effective, and lasting solutions.” P&W is a proud sponsor and supporter of the United Way. Please contact your supervisor to learn more about how you can help!