BNSF Railway

Industry: Air and Rail Transportation

About BNSF Railway

BNSF Railway is one of the largest railroads in North America, serving the western two-thirds of the United States and three Canadian provinces. Our current workforce includes over 7,000 service members. We offer military members numerous opportunities to leverage their training and experience toward an exciting career. Get your career on track with BNSF Railway!

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

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Opportunity & Advancement

Culture & Commitment

Support & Retention

Policies & Compliance

Recruiting & Sourcing

Why Work at the Company?

BNSF recognizes the talent associated with U.S. military service and we honor the commitment of the men and women of our armed forces. In our hiring practices, we place special focus on seeking out the unique talents of our military veterans. Military personnel share many characteristics that transfer well to the world of railroading, including leadership, teamwork, strong safety focus, diverse talents and training with the ability to perform successfully in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Top Jobs

Diesel Engine Specialists

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Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul trucks, buses, and all types of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile diesel engines.

Top Degrees

Air Traffic Controller

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to air-traffic management and control, usually with additional training at the FAA Flight Control Center in a cooperative education program. Includes instruction in flight control, the use of radar and electronic scanning devices, plotting of flights, radio communication, interpretation of weather conditions affecting flights, flight instrumentation used by pilots, and maintenance of flight-control center or control-tower log books.