At all of the Northern Plains Rail Companies, providing excellent career opportunities is a major priority for us. After all, we know that in order to take care of our customers, we have to take care of our employees as well. We are always looking for hard working employees to join our team and help us to deliver outstanding rail services to our customers.

Start your Northern Plains Railroad career today

We offer:

  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Employee 401k
  • Wellness Program
  • Railroad Retirement Benefits
  • Vacation
  • 8 paid holidays + 1 floating holiday
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Scholarship Program
  • TeleDoc

Available Positions:

Diesel Locomotive Mechanic
Lamont or Camrose, Alberta

Production Foreman
Local – 80% overnight travel

Heavy Equipment Hauler-Class A Truck Driver
Local – 80% overnight travel

Locomotive Engineer
Whiting, Indiana

Railcar Mechanics
Erskine, MN

Diesel Mechanic/Electrician
Fordville, ND

Machine Operator/Laborer
Minot, ND

Full-time MOW Track Laborers
Fordville and Lansford, ND

Certified Locomotive Engineer
Fordville, ND

Online Application:

To apply for a career at NPR, download the application below. If you have issues downloading the file, please call us at 1.701.229.3330 to have one mailed, emailed or faxed to you.
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Completed applications can be submitted via email to or by mail to:

Northern Plains Railroad
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 38
Fordville, ND 58231