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Train Conductors are part of a train crew and are responsible for issuing tickets, checking carriages before the journey, making sure equipment works properly, checking travel documents, answering to passenger inquiries, helping passengers get on and off the train safely, and making announcements using the public address system. Those looking to work as Train Conductors should be able to demonstrate throughout their resumes customer focus, a smart appearance, rail regulations knowledge, strong communication skills, reliability, the ability to work under pressure, and basic math skills. Most resume samples display a high school diploma and rail services training.

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1

Freight Train Conductor

Performed conductor duties at Bellevue terminal, home terminal, the second largest rail yard in the United States, coordinating with the railroad, shipping companies, and engineers on the loading and unloading of freight and support for the operation of the train from one stop to the next.

  • Cargo Operations: Led the loading and unloading crew and monitored the team traveling on the train; coupled and decoupled trains before, during, and after transit and ensured track switches were properly aligned.
  • Leadership and Accountability: Remained on call at all times of the day or night, reporting for duty within 90 minutes of notification; gathered required documents, including clearances for self, the engineer, and crew.
  • Safety and Security: Implemented safe loading and unloading procedures and monitored freight and mechanical safety during transit; maintained exceptional safety record, with zero safety or procedural violations.
  • Train Operations: Once the train was in transit and transiting various yards, coordinated with the proper yardmasters; after setting cars, accounted for and documented the placement of rail cars containing hazardous materials in accordance with Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) requirements.
  • Information and Records: Kept track of a large amount of data related to the transportation of cargo, including all train schools and records of cargo onboard the train; maintained safety check records and crew schedules.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
C
Hvac, Electrical, Hydraulic, Pump, Internal Combustion Engines
AS
Business Administration
BS
Supply Chain And Logistics Management
2

Freight Train Conductor

  • Assisted Engineer while transporting freight trains from Las Vegas, Nevada to Yermo, California & Milford, Utah
  • Conducted radio transmissions with the train dispatcher located in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Inspected all equipment on rail cars in yard and en route for defects and performed unscheduled maintenance
  • Ensured compliance with train orders, signals, railroad rules & regulations for safety and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Fine Arts
3

Train Conductor

Managed crews of 3 people and was in charge of freight train

  • Trained students and new crew members
  • Coordinated with dispatchers, other train crews and yards for safe, efficient train movement
  • Tested and inspected passing trains for defects, preformed general repairs, and safety inspections
  • Worked with and around heavy equipment, moved trains and machinery
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AA
Business Management
4

Freight Train Conductor

Ensures compliance with all authorities of movement, mandatory directives, and railroad rules and regulations. Extensively knowledgeable with regulations and standards set by BNSF as well and the Federal Rail Administration.

  • Supervises and coordinates the activity of train crew operations within train yards and along main lines throughout Northwestern U.S. and Canada.
  • Completed 18-week training program to obtain certification as a class 1-railroad conductor.
  • Coordinate and communicate extensively between management, train dispatchers, customers and other train crews to ensure safe and efficient operations.
  • Compliance and diligence towards with safety regulations to the utmost importance.
  • Manages train cars within train consist. Pick-up and Set-out of car blocks.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Economics Sciences
5

Train Conductor

Responsible for the compliance with all General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR) to include all hazmat procedures outlined in United State Hazardous Material Instructions for Rail and rules and regulations Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

  • Coordinated movement, inventory and placement of rail cars for the surrounding area customers with customers, train dispatchers and train masters, to insure that all customers' needs are met and exceeded.
  • Conducts Class 1 and Class 1A inspections of all rail cars that includes finding and reporting defects to the maintenance department for repair
  • Reports locations of customers rail cars at numerous different industries and numerous yard locations. While tracking the cycles of the rail car placement
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Senior Leadership Course
Advance Leadership Course
6

Freight Train Conductor

Directed freight trains throughout Central Texas to Mexico, overseeing logistics and supervising Engineer. Monitored and performed mechanical troubleshooting.

  • Thorough examination of freight train build-up with heightened attention to security concerns.
  • Direct accident recovery and clean up.
  • Assigned as Trainer for new personnel.
  • Selected as Conductor for Remote Freight Switching Operations.
  • Ensured perfect safety record with zero incidents.
  • Rescued migrants from imminent physical danger (Spanish Language).
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
Spanish School
7

Train Conductor

Responsible for all locomotive operations involved with moving rail cars to be loaded and unloaded with new vehicles from the former Chrysler plant in Fenton, MO. Was personally liable for the safety of the train crew.

  • Helped to achieve a 97 out of 100 score on a yearly internal audit (highest in company history).
  • Grew from new hire to conductor in less than one month.
  • Laid off during auto industry slow down.
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
7
months
at this job
HS
Advanced Placement- College Prep
Earth And Space Science
8

Train Conductor

  • Federal Railroad Administration class I railroad licensed conductor
  • Responsible for the safe movement of rail equipment and freight from one terminal to another
  • Tasked with identifying and fixing en-route equipment failure on locomotives and rail cars
  • Worked on call 24/7, in hot an cold extremes, often on duty in excess of 12 hours
  • Hazardous materials characteristics and emergency response certified
  • Graduated conductor school with a 97% course average, incident free career
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Chemistry
Mechanical Engineering & Computer Aided Design
9

Train Conductor

Following all S.O.P related to the safety of handling and switching rail cars

  • Coordinate, organize, and actively switch railcars
  • Perform general locomotive maintenance
  • Comply with all rules and regulations set forth by the F.R.A and Delaware City Refinery
  • Complete Delaware Valley Safety Council training and Delaware City Refining Company Orientation annually
  • Inspect and maintain railroad track and switches within the facility
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
10

Train Conductor/remote Control Operator

Supervise train operations as well as move, switch, inspect, couple and uncouple cars. Prepare reports and at times, deliver and pull customer goods

  • Ensure the safe & efficient movement of trains
  • Conduct safety inspection of entire train to ensure safe movement
  • Jointly coordinate with the engineer and dispatcher the train's movement, authority on the main line, and ensuring this authority is not exceeded
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job

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