Now Hiring: Excellent Jobs Available In Northern California

Unprecedented hiring push continues at Union Pacific Railroad

Omaha, Neb., November 17, 2006 – Union Pacific Railroad has openings for train service employees between now and the end of the year in Northern California to help keep goods such as automobiles, consumer products and food moving across the nation’s rail system.

"We offer our employees great pay and benefits and advancement opportunities at one of the premier companies in the country," said Barb Schaefer, senior vice president – Human Resources. "Many of our current openings are train service positions are in Oakland and are essential to the success of Union Pacific’s ability to safely transport our customers’ goods."

The men and women handling train service duties across the Union Pacific system are directly involved in train operation and movement, switching operations, and equipment inspections.  The railroad provides all training required for these positions.  Train service positions offer pay of up to $40,000 in the first year and $75,000 in future years.  There also is the potential opportunity for advancement to other positions within Union Pacific.

Other California locations with train service employee openings include Roseville, Dunsmuir, Ozol/Martinez, Milpitas and Watsonville.

Jobs at Union Pacific

Currently, Union Pacific has job openings at many locations throughout its 23-state operating system.  Opportunities are available in train service, skilled disciplines (e.g., diesel mechanics and electricians) and management.  Interested applicants are encouraged to visit

About Union Pacific

Union Pacific Corporation owns one of America's leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country and serves the fastest-growing U.S. population centers. Union Pacific’s diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Energy, Industrial Products and Intermodal. The railroad offers competitive long-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways. Union Pacific connects with Canada’s rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major gateways to Mexico, making it North America’s premier rail franchise.

For more information, contact James Barnes, 402-544-3560.

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