Conductor Trainee Resume Samples

A Conductor Trainee is a railroad employee who works as a trainee to gain experience and skills that are needed to perform conductor duties. Roles and responsibilities associated to this role are listed on the Conductor Trainee Resume as – checking tickets; collecting payments; supervising the loading and unloading cargo; assisting passengers in case of emergencies; helping passengers in and out of the train; inspecting freight cars, performing airbrake tests; replacing broken air hoses; gaskets and missing knuckles; adjusting drawbars; reading and interpreting track flags, and interlocking other fixed signals; and completing necessary documentation work.

Those who want to make a career in this line should be able to denote on the resume the following skills – railroad operations knowledge, decision-making skills; attention to detail; time management, and the ability to work independently. The minimum education requirement includes a high school diploma. Training at community college is provided.

 

Conductor Trainee Resume example

Conductor Trainee Resume

Objective : As a Conductor Trainee, responsible for checking tickets, collecting payments, supervising the loading and unloading of cargo, helping passengers in and out of the train, and assisting passengers in case of emergency.

Skills : Customer Service, Management Skills, People Skills.

Description :

    1. Signal engineers to begin train runs, stop trains, or change speed, using telecommunications equipment or hand signals.
    2. Received information regarding train or rail problems from dispatchers or from electronic monitoring devices.
    3. Directed and instructed workers engaged in yard activities, such as switching tracks.
    4. Recorded off the contents and destination of each train car.
    5. Operated the controls to activate track switches and traffic signals.
    6. Instructed workers to set warning signals in front and at the rear of trains during emergency stops. 
    7. Conducted railcar and train movements; signal crew members 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.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Conductor Trainee Resume

Objective : Experienced operations professional with a combination of technical skills and operations experience bringing to the table the ability to stay committed to detailed work projects and tasks.

Skills : Risk Management, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Safely switch railcars and ensured safe train movement. 
    2. Observed, interpreted, and relayed arm, lantern or radio signals and all other indications affecting the movement of a train.
    3. Operated track switches (visually check switch condition and direction) to change the direction of the engine or cars within yard limits or on the main railroad.
    4. Applied or release hand brakes to switch or perform other duties.
    5. Read and understand the book of rules, timetables, bulletins, train orders, waybills, placards, safety instructions, and other written or printed material.
    6. Prepared required daily reports and switch lists, either manually or with a computer; fill out forms, including train orders.
    7. Inspected the condition of the train and equipment in movement and while stationary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School


Conductor Trainee Resume

Objective : Seeking the position of Conductor Trainee, responsible for operating track switches, couples and uncouples cars, and performing other duties associated with the movement of trains, cars, and engines in rail yards and on the main railroad. 

Skills : Problem Solving Skills, Detail-Oriented, Decision Making Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for train operation and movement.
    2. Operated locomotive equipment including the use of a remote control device.
    3. Comprehended the regulations and instructions.
    4. Analyzed and troubleshot problems to identify solutions or alternatives. 
    5. Coupled air and electrical connections between locomotives when making up trains.
    6. Assisted with other projects and perform other duties as assigned. 
    7. Oversaw the set-up and operational aspects of engineering tests and serves as liaison to program, engineering, and line management.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School

Conductor Trainee Resume

Summary : Currently seeking a position where educational knowledge and managerial skills will be utilized and expanded to meet both company needs and personal career goals.

Skills : Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Time Management SKils.

Description :

    1. Complied with the company and federal safety rules, policies, and procedures.
    2. Maintained safety equipment, responded to, and acting on safety concerns.
    3. Obtained and received information and act on oral or written instructions by various communication devices.
    4. Monitored and reported daily work.
    5. Operated track switches and derails to change train routing within yards or on road. 
    6. Monitored the situation, environment, and gauges to gather information and take appropriate action. 
    7. Reviewed the status of test requirements, manages schedules, and prepared reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Conductor Trainee Resume

Summary : To secure a challenging position with a progressive facility that will allow utilizing strong skills, while enabling to grow professionally.  which includes reviewing schedules and maintaining communication with the train's crew members.

Skills : Able to Communicate Well With Others, Critical Thinking, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Learned to be a Conductor Trainee, on a locomotive engine.
    2. Worked at all times of the day or night and worked overtime as needed.
    3. Abided by all safety rules in function.
    4. Roded in locomotive cab in the yard and over the road.
    5. Coupled car hoses and knuckles together, build trains, counted down car counts.
    6. Made sure engineers kept speed in compliance with rules and speed restrictions.
    7. Held job briefings before every shift. Read memos before every shift.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Conductor Trainee Resume

Objective : To obtain the position of a Conductor Trainee. Knowledge of aircraft ground support or test equipment, certification, and hands-on operation of such equipment a plus. Ability to read/understand engineering blueprints/drawings.

Skills : Critical Thinking, Able to Make Decisions Quickly, Supervising Skills.

Description :

    1. Inspected freight cars, coupled air hoses, and performed airbrake tests.
    2. Replaced broken air hoses, gaskets, and missing or broken knuckles.
    3. Adjusted drawbars, coupled and uncoupled cars and locomotives.
    4. Gave, received, and interpreted hand signals.
    5. Read and interpreted track flags, block and interlocking, and other fixed signals.
    6. Completed documentation as required to ensure all departure and arrival procedures.
    7. Planned and performed setouts and pickups, switching and service of online industries.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Conductor Trainee Resume

Summary : To control and coordinate the train movements while switching railcars whether in the yard of a railroad, industrial plant, or similar location to facilitate the unloading and loading of railcars in a safe and efficient manner to service our customers.

Skills : Emergency Handling, Complex Problem Solving.

Description :

    1. Responsible for learning all NS and FRA rules for specific and general freight movement.
    2. Conducted various routine tests to ensure locomotives were functioning at peak performance
    3. Trained new Conductor Trainee and trusted to coordinate team
    4. Inspected freight cars, performing air brake tests, replace missing or broken knuckles
    5. Read and interpreted flags, hand signals, block and interlocking, and other fixed signals.
    6. Safely and efficiently performed all duties as required. 
    7. Selected, supervised, and mentored technicians during assembly and test of the hardware.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Conductor Trainee Resume

Objective : Responsible for conferring with train dispatcher via radio to issue or receive information or instructions concerning stops, delays, or oncoming trains and giving instructions to throw track switches and to the couple and uncouple cars.

Skills : Ensure Accurate Movement, Hazmat, Ensure Rail Safety.

Description :

    1. Inspected locomotive before runs to verify specified fuel, sand, water, and other supplies.
    2. Synchronized watch to ensure departure time from station and terminal was in accordance with the time schedule.
    3. Interpreted train orders, train signals, railroad rules, and regulations to drive a locomotive.
    4. Executed daily operations of Trains - Opened and closed doors.
    5. Signaled operator to stop or proceed. 
    6. Assessed anomalies and develops resolutions to documented procedures in conjunction with Test and Quality Engineering.
    7. Lead the complete assembly and test of Flight and Non-Flight hardware.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Conductor Trainee Resume

Headline : Seeking the position of Conductor Trainee, responsible for Day-to-day tasks that include coordination and execution of pre-flight and post-flight activities to ensure aircraft test readiness to include issuance, and closure of documentation relating to work performed on the aircraft, and coordination of aircraft modifications. 

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Obtained and received information and act upon oral or written instructions by communication devices.
    2. Monitored and reported on daily work performed.
    3. Climbed on and off equipment, set or release hand brakes, couple and uncouple air hoses between rail cars.
    4. Checked switch points to make sure the switch is properly aligned. 
    5. Responsible for ensuring engineering tests serve mission objectives and that the necessary mechanisms are in place to execute testing of hardware.
    6. Provided feedback to management for the individual performance of assigned Mechanical Technicians. 
    7. Required shift work, weekends, and traveled to complete most assignments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Conductor Trainee Resume

Objective : To secure a position with a well-established organization with a stable environment that will enable me to utilize strong organizational skills, educational background.

Skills : Rail-Road Operation, Decision Making Skills, Effective Communication.

Description :

    1. Responsible for operation and administration of the train and assume responsibility for the freight carried on the train.
    2. Adhered to operating rules, safety rules, policies, procedures, and regulations.
    3. Switched trains according to rules, regulations, and clients' needs.
    4. Provided, prepared, and received various forms of verbal and written communication concerning the movement.
    5. Observed, interpreted, and relayed signals concerning train and locomotive in movement.
    6. Operated various devices on rail cars, such as the uncoupling levers, handbrakes.
    7. Inspected the condition of trains and equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED