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Thanks for your interest in this opportunity.  We received 311 expressions of interest in the 6 or 7 positions that we expect to fill.  We are in the process of evaluating the more detailed responses we received through the Wonderlic on-line testing process.  Once we complete our evaluations, the Hiring Committee will be back in touch with you as to recommended next steps.  We do not have a firm date as to when the evaluation will be completed; we appreciate your patience and understanding.   


NICTD intends to hire a Project Engineer to manage and oversee its current railroad passenger car rehabilitation project in its Michigan City railroad car rebuild shop. This is a unique career opportunity for someone to be responsible for the expected timely rebuilding of reliable rehabilitated railroad cars to meet the needs of the District’s South Shore Line and West Lake Corridor services. The successful applicant will join a close-knit team of dedicated transportation professionals who share a common interest in safely delivering high quality rebuilt passenger cars on time and within budget.   Click HERE for the full position description.

Salary and Benefits: The projected range for this opportunity is $65K -$85K plus benefits. Salary will be based on skills, experience, and consistent with pay structure for others in comparable assignments. Health care, dental care, vacation, holidays, supplemental pension plan, Railroad Retirement Board benefits, tuition reimbursement, and comp time are some of the benefits available. Credit for time served in other railroad employment, including approved military leaves, will be applied in determining vacation day entitlements. Relocation benefits may be available.

How To Apply: Submit a written resume outlining education, training, experience, and work history along with an informal copy of your college transcript. A cover letter outlining the reasons why you are interested in working as the Project Engineer - Railroad Car Rehabilitation Project and why you believe you are best qualified is encouraged but not required. The mail or hand-delivery address is: Project Engineer - Railroad Car Rehabilitation Project Opportunity, Attn: Director – HR&LR, 601 North Roeske Ave., Michigan City, IN 46360.   The e-mail delivery address is: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com. This is a rolling application process; apply early for best consideration. Qualified applicants will be notified if selected or declined for an interview. The District reserves the right to close this solicitation at any time.

Phone calls and walk-ins requesting consideration or expressing interest are not accepted. The District assumes no responsibility for late or undelivered materials. Persons who desire to assure deliveries of their requests for consideration are encouraged to hand deliver their materials or send them by certified mail.

Questions: Contact Bjarne Henderson, Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations, at (219) 874-4221, ext 223; e-mail: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com.


NICTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer