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Conductors work aboard trains and are responsible for issuing tickets, collecting payments, answering to passenger inquiries, making announcements, and making sure that train equipment and safety systems are functioning properly. Those seeking to work as Conductors should highlight in their resumes customer service skills, strong communication abilities, attention to details, problem solving orientation, the ability to work without supervision, and teamwork. Most resume samples for Conductor highlight a high school diploma. Previous railroad experience represents an advantage.

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1

Warehouse Associate/conductor

Actively pursued cross training within several departments to perform many job functions.

  • Accurately and efficiently met, and exceeded, individual and departmental goals.
  • Monitored and audited company inventory for accuracy and to fulfill product orders.
  • Trained incoming personnel in multiple departments.
  • Revised and developed a more detailed and user friendly, job specific, training manual for incoming warehouse associates.
  • Improved interpersonal and verbal communication skills between trainees and permanent personnel, as well as myself.
  • Assisted with the management of small teams of employees to meet production goals during peak business seasons.
  • Operated within company computer systems for inventory tracking, product research, job and personnel management, and for progress or issue reporting to management and team mates.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Liberal Arts
BA
Legal Studies
2

Conductor

Directly oversaw the inner operations of a train while in transit, including all staff and maintenance

  • Operated freight, manual and dual control switches, derails, air hoses, knuckles, and couplers
  • Maintained a daily federal conductor's log, and radio communication with dispatcher
  • Utilized training in track warrant control, ATC, red zone, and track breach protection
  • Complied with all safety procedures and ensured all appropriate technical checks including air brakes ad electrical checks made by engineer staff, and all operational procedures are adhered to prior, during, and after arrival from one station to the next
  • Developed a comprehensive knowledge of railroad rules and operations, ensuring train follows schedule in timely manner
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
MBA
Master of Business Administration
3

Conductor

Coupled and uncoupled cars, operated switches and made minor repairs to rail cars

  • On call 24/7, overnight trips and worked outdoors in all types of weather
  • Educated on and complied with all FRA and GCOR rules
  • Reviewed and discussed instructions from dispatcher, yard masters and engineers
  • Maintained compliance with all train orders, signals and railroad rules and regulations
  • Worked under minimal supervision and maintained vigilance for safety of the railroad
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
4

Conductor

  • Supervised train crews on a freight train
  • Followed rules and regulations with accuracy
  • Received and transmitted information via two-way radio or multi-line phone system
  • Managed office at Mercedes Plant that produced paperwork and calculated for accuracy to ensure all rail cars were loaded and shipped
  • Planned and executed switching moves coordinated with dispatcher
  • Quickly, safely, and repeatedly made precise adjustment in spotting of rail cars
  • Directed safety contacts to guarantee all regulations and procedures were understood and being complied with completely
  • Met goals of spotting 225 rail cars a day
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Science
BA
Political Science With A Minor
5

Conductor

Read train orders, schedules and other written instructions and discussed their contents with train crew

  • Inspected couplings and airhoses to ensure that they were securely fastened
  • Inspected handbrakes on cars to ensure that they were released before train began to run
  • Supervised and coordinated activities of switch-engine crew engaged in switching railroad cars in railroad yards, industrial plants and similar locations to facilitate loading and unloading of cars and the making up and breaking up of trains
  • Kept records, number, origin, destination and cargo of cars switched
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
GED
GED
6

Conductor

  • Conducted movement of rail cars.
  • Provided customer service by assisting customers with directions within the five boroughs.
  • Established rapport with customers & all members of the railroad crew, including Train Operators, Dispatchers, Conductors, & the Rail Control Center.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Paralegal Studies
7

Conductor

Job briefed with crew on duty and put together a step by step plan on how to the daily job accurately, safely, and efficiently

  • Ensured compliance with all train orders, signals, and speed restrictions
  • Coupling/Uncoupling cars, hooking up air hoses, bleeding off air, and full inspections of cars, wheels, axles, and brakes
  • Ensuring safe handling of customers products, including hazmat, in and out of the yards
  • Communicated with dispatchers, yardmasters, and crew members to make sure for smooth and safe train operations
  • On call 24/7
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Freight Conductor

Ensured compliance with all train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

  • Reviewed instructions from dispatchers and yardmasters, and discuss with locomotive engineer and train crew
  • Inspected all equipment on cars prior to departures
  • Received and transmit information by radio and telephone
  • Complied with bulletins, work orders, and switch lists
  • Maintained awareness of surrounding area and suspicious activity to ensure rail safety
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
9

Conductor

Responsible for train operations and movement of both outbound and inbound freight trains with gross tonnage in excess of 12K tons.

  • Performance of switching operations utilizing computerized or manual switching devices
  • Conduct train and equipment inspections with an emphasis placed on potentially dangerous conditions
  • Company communications and reporting using on-board computer terminals and other devices
  • Complete instructions received from operations/customer service personnel, practice safe work habits
  • Report arrival and departure times, delays, work order completion and time-on duty
  • Foster close working relationships with: crew, dispatchers, yardmasters and all operations personnel to perform the day-to-day
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MBA
Finance
Criminal Justice
10

Conductor

Intermodal Freight Train Conductor

  • RFA Certified and licensed with Haz Mat and TSA Certifications
  • Frequent walking over extended area of uneven footing.
  • Flexibility for track maintenance tasks
  • Lift carry push/pull equipment and other objects weighing 25 to 75lbs
  • Observe conditions of track beds and track right of way for problems or defects.
  • E Rail safe Certified
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
GED
GED

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