OMT Engr Bridge
Omaha, NE 
Posted Today
Job Description

We are seeking results-oriented and dedicated individuals to lead our organization into the future! As a Bridge Manager in the Operations Management Training (OMT) program, you will gain experience in transportation and engineering operations and the skills to lead a team! Once training is complete, you will be assigned to a work location where you will direct the safe building and maintenance of structures, bridges and tunnels. We are powered by our people, will you join our team?

The OMT program offers 4 classes each year - January, April, July and September. Engineering OMT's have approximately 12 to 18 months of on-the-job training combined with formal classroom instruction.

Salary Information:

  • Starting salary: $83,400*
  • End of Core Training: $3,500 increase**
  • At 12 months: $3,500 increase**
  • At assignment: $100,000*
*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 construction, inspection, maintenance and repair of Union Pacific's (UP's) bridges and structures
  • Coordinate engineering activities with transportation operations
  • Execute action plans to achieve cost of quality business objectives and standardize processes
  • Supervise workforce levels to ensure jobs are covered and implement corrective action plans as needed
  • Observe engineering crews for safety and operational compliance and complete incident reports when needed
  • Conduct regular employee performance evaluations
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications Required
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, or Construction Management, or will have one within the next 12 months OR 10 or more years of railroad or highway bridge construction or maintenance experience
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • Valid driver's license
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills to deliver information to coworker(s) and supervisor(s
  • Experience reading and understanding instructions (examples may include: operating and safety rules, bulletins, special instructions, and federal regulatory documents)
  • Working experience with any public agencies
  • At least one year experience in a leadership role
  • able to obtain a Professional Engineering (PE) License within 5 years or do you already have a PE
  • Experience in an operations or safety sensitive position such as industrial operations, heavy machinery, transportation, manufacturing, railroad, farming, or military
  • Experience working outdoors in variable weather conditions (consider professional, personal, and volunteer experience)
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 be able to work on elevated surfaces
  • Must have normal color vision
Work Conditions
  • Benefit information can be found under the Benefits section on (
  • Must be willing to relocate
  • 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
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Agree to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety boots, hard hats, and hearing protection where the company requires
  • Must not have interviewed for this position within the last 2 years
  • Work Conditions: Job assignments will include working 12 hour shifts, nights, weekends, holidays and working on call
  • Authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • Willingness to practice safe work habits

COVID-19: Union Pacific complies with its federal contractor obligations concerning the spread of COVID-19; however, the vaccination mandate is currently stayed. Union Pacific will update our employees and applicants of any changes to these obligations as warranted.

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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