Join the Pioneer Team

Pioneer team members are our most valuable asset and key to our success. We have a vested interest in establishing and maintaining a safe work environment for our team members. We strive to promote a “one team” culture empowering employees to make sound business decisions at the local level to deliver results at each of our 15 railroads.

Within our railroads, we are looking for ambitious individuals who are looking to establish a life-long career in the railroad industry.  Find out which of the following positions may be available at a railroad near you!

  • Engineer
  • Conductor
  • Equipment Operator
  • Track Inspector, Foreman, or Laborer
  • Trainmaster
  • Roadmaster
  • Corporate positions also available in our Denver office

About Pioneer

Where we are a team dedicated to creating advantage for our customers and developing economic vitality in the communities in which we operate. A freight and logistics leader since 1986, Pioneer Lines owns and operates 15 short line railroads across 12 states. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Pioneer Lines is the local workhorse of the national rail network and the link for over 100 industries, from rural and small-town America to domestic and global markets. Pioneer’s railroads directly or indirectly support over 17,000 jobs in the United States and transport diverse commodities, including agricultural and food products, iron and steel, plastics, chemicals, building materials and forest products.

  • 15 short line railroads in 12 U.S. states
  • We safely and effectively serve 1000+ customers
  • Operate over 600 miles of track

What we offer

Pioneer Lines offers a competitive wage and benefit package for full-time team members and their families.

  • Safe work environment
  • Opportunities for career development and professional growth
  • Training/Certification opportunities
  • Generous paid time off
  • 10 Company Holidays per year
  • Railroad retirement
  • Health, Dental, Vision insurance at very competitive rates
  • Basic + supplemental Life and AD&D insurance
  • Employer matching 401K
  • Pet insurance

Pioneer is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

Pioneer Lines is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status or any other protected status.

Interested in joining the Pioneer Team? We offer a competitive wage and compensation package for full-time employees.