Conductor (296014-841)

Genesee & Wyoming Petersburg , IN 47567

Posted 2 months ago

Operates track switches, couples and uncouples cars and performs other duties associated with the movement of trains, cars and engines in rail yards and on the main railroad. Receives, relays or acts upon oral, written or radio instructions from dispatcher, yardmaster, or other personnel indicating the switch movement, placement or delivery of railroad cars and/or a train.

  • Conducts the movement of rail cars and train movements; signals crew member(s) for movement of the engine or train using lantern, hand and/or flag signals or radio to indicate when to start, stop, back-up or set or release air brakes.

  • Observes, interprets and relays arm, lantern or radio signals and all other indications affecting movement of a train.

  • Operates track switches (visually checks switch condition and direction) to change the direction of the engine or cars within yard limits or on the main railroad; may apply or release hand brakes to switch or perform other duties.

  • Reads and understands the book of rules, timetables, bulletins, train orders, waybills, placards, safety instructions and other written or printed material.

  • Prepares required daily reports; switch lists - manually or with a computer; fills out forms including train orders.

  • Inspects the condition of the train and equipment in movement and while stationary.

  • May couple air and electrical connections between locomotives when making up trains.

Required Skills

  • Understanding oral communications

  • Recognizing sounds/changes in sounds

  • Recognizing colors

  • Understanding printed/written information

  • Making oneself understood orally

  • Judging speed and/or distance of moving objects/parts

  • Understanding visual displays

  • Taking actions and/or making decisions affecting security and well being of others

  • Recalling information required from work activity

  • Climbing and balancing

  • Judging condition or status of objects/parts

  • Exercising physical strength and/or endurance

Required Experience

  • Education Required or Equivalent Experience: High School Diploma or GED required; Associate's Degree preferred

  • Two (2) years experience or equivalent training required; three (3) years experience in a 24/7 work environment with exposure to outside weather conditions preferred

  • Must have a valid driver's license

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

Job Location Petersburg, Indiana, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

Position Employed By:

Indiana Southern Railroad LLC

Apply


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove

Conductor (296014-841)

Genesee & Wyoming