Conductor Resume Samples

The Conductor is responsible for working on trains to coordinate all activities of freight and passenger trains. Primary accountabilities listed on the Conductor Resume include the following – ensuring safe boarding of passengers, checking passenger’s tickets; stamping and issuing receipts; taking payments from passengers, announcing next station and other vital information such as weather condition and temperature; helping passengers with disabilities, overseeing loading and unloading of cargo items, coordinating train crew activities; keeping locomotive engineer informed about changes; and ensuring compliance with safety rules and procedures.

Skills and qualifications that can highlight a resume include – good knowledge of rules and regulations, demonstrable common sense; hearing abilities, strong hand-eye coordination skills, and proficiency in using all tools of the trade such as –remote control devices, radio and intercoms, ticket scanners and inspection checklists. Hiring requirements vary from country to country, but mostly a high school diploma is required.

 

Conductor Resume example

Conductor I Resume

Headline : 6+ years of experience as a Conductor. Seasoned Tire Builder, Press Operator, and Quality Control Specialist experience in fast-paced tire manufacturing. Excellent equipment operator and system analysis skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results in tire plant operations and quality control inspections/diagnostics. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include switching cars, assuring all safety measures are employed efficiently and effective communication with both nonsupervisory and supervisory personnel.

Skills : Transportation, Quality Control Analysis, Monitoring, Troubleshooting, Judgment, and Decision Making, Equipment Selection, and Operation Monitoring.

Description :

  • Receiving information regarding train or rail problems from dispatchers or from electronic monitoring devices.
  • Directing and instructing workers engaged in yard activities, such as switching tracks, coupling and uncoupling cars, and routing inbound and outbound traffic.
  • Keeping records of the contents and destination of each train car, and make sure that cars are added or removed at proper points on routes.
  • Supervising and coordinating crew activities to transport freight and passengers and to provide boarding, porter, maid, and meal services to passengers.
  • Instructing workers to set warning signals in front and at the rear of trains during emergency stops.
  • Directing engineers to move cars to fit planned train configurations, combining or separating cars to make up or break up trains.
  • Receiving instructions from dispatchers regarding trains' routes, timetables, and cargoes.
  • Reviewing schedules, switching orders, waybills, and shipping records to obtain cargo loading and unloading information and to plan work.
  • Conferring with engineers regarding train routes, timetables, and cargoes, and to discuss alternative routes when there are rail defects or obstructions.
  • Arranging for the removal of defective cars from trains at stations or stops.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BBA


Switch Engineer/Conductor Resume

Summary : 8 years of experience as a Conductor. Seeking to obtain a steady position while working for a reliable company.

Skills : Forklift, Bobcat, Mini Excavator, Backhoe, JLG Lift, Scissor Lift, Management, Safety, Mechanical, Business Management, Sales, and Communication.

Description :

  • 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 the 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 the 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.
  • Monitor the situation, environment, and gauges to gather information and take appropriate action.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Vocational


Composer And Conductor Resume

Summary : Over 9+ years of experience as a Conductor. Seeking to secure a professional and demanding position, that allows me to fully utilize my years of experience and training to fulfill my career goals.

Skills : PC Operating Systems, Internet, Management, Safety, Mechanical, Business Management, Sales, and Communication.

Description :

  • Responsible for the safe switching of railcars and movement of trains across the BNSF system.
  • Complying with the company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns and taking appropriate action.
  • Obtaining and receiving information and act upon oral or written instructions by communication devices such as pagers, radio, and telephone.
  • Climbing on and off equipment, set or release hand brakes, couple and uncouple air hoses between rail cars, remove and replace broken knuckles (75lb railcar connector), ride moving cars by hanging on grab irons, or ladders.
  • Observing, interpreting and relaying hand, lantern, and other signals affecting the movement of the train, judge and control the speed and clearance distance of cars and distinguish among colors and see at night.
  • Operating track switches and derails to change the routing of engines or cars within yards or on the road.
  • Inspecting cars in conformance with federal railroad administration regulations.
  • Observing the condition of passing train and report results to appropriate personnel.
  • Operating locomotive equipment including the use of a remote control device.
  • Reviewing schedules, switching orders, waybills, and shipping records to obtain cargo loading and unloading information and to plan work.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Conductor I Resume

Headline : 5+ years of experience as a Conductor. Seeking a position that utilizes leadership experience developed in the military, excellent interpersonal relations, and superior project coordination skills.

Skills : Management, Safety, Mechanical, Business Management, Sales, Communication, Computer, Microsoft Office, Technical, FRA Certified, Railway Industry, Hazmat, and Certified Inspector.

Description :

  • Mount on and off equipment moving equipment, set or release hand brakes, couple and uncouple air hoses between rail cars, remove and replace broken knuckles, ride moving cars by hanging on grab irons, or ladders.
  • Observing, interpreting and relaying hand, lantern, and other signals affecting the movement of the train, judge and control the speed and clearance distance of railroad.
  • Operating track switches and derails to change the routing of engines or cars within yards or on the road.
  • Making decisions about switching, spotting railroad cars and making up the train.
  • Inspecting rail cars to determine compliance with federal railroad administration regulations.
  • Observing the condition of passing trains and report results to appropriate personnel.
  • Responsible for the entire train and crew and the direction of all movements and compliance with all laws and rules.
  • Receiving instructions from dispatchers regarding trains' routes, timetables, and cargoes.
  • Directing engineers to move cars to fit planned train configurations, combining or separating cars to make up or break up trains.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate

Conductor IV Resume

Summary : 18+ years of experience as a Conductor. Seeking a position that utilizes leadership experience developed in the military, excellent interpersonal relations, and superior project coordination skills.

Skills : Secret Security Clearance, Risk Assessment, Performance Review, Leadership, Disciplinary And Professional Growth Counseling, Team Building, Training Management, Railway Hazardous Material Transit, Non-certified Repair and Maintenance, Record-Keeping, and Documentation, and Logging Performance Data.

Description :

  • Responsible for the movement and safety transportation of freight trains and cargo.
  • In charge of the train and goods from the original destination to its final destination.
  • Working on an on-call basis with no set schedule which includes nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • My responsibility also includes collecting all the proper paperwork for the day's duties and switch any cars that may need to be switched.
  • Working with no supervision and excel in doing my duties as a train conductor.
  • As the foreman on the job I always follow company rules and procedures to ensure safe and efficient days work.
  • Receive information regarding train or rail problems from dispatchers or from electronic monitoring devices.
  • Analyzing and troubleshooting problems to identify solutions or alternatives.
  • Maintaining awareness of surrounding area and suspicious activity to ensure rail safety.
  • Recognizing and reporting defective material and equipment to shift supervisor.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Composer And Conductor Resume

Summary : Detail-oriented with 9+ years of experience as a Conductor. Proven records of good attendance, safety, and efficacy in the workplace. Hard-working, multitasking with outstanding telephone, scheduling and documentation skills. Reliable, competent and professional with exceptional data entry and customer service skills.

Skills : Radio Communications, Web-Based Computer Applications, Microsoft Office, Team Leader, and Railroad Operations.

Description :

  • Recognizing and reporting defective material and equipment to shift supervisor.
  • Observing all safety policies and procedures closely inspected parts to ensure they were clean and free of contaminants.
  • Correctly and safely used a variety of hand tools, air testing and locomotive equipment to carry out job duties.
  • Maintaining compliance with all train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations.
  • Receiving and transmitting information by radio, telephone, and/or verbal communication.
  • Collecting, organizing, distributing, and explaining paperwork to crew members have safety consolations with crew members, train masters, and dispatchers.
  • Conducting the makeup and breakdown of trains in the railyard, industrial plant, or similar location.
  • Organizing the placement of train cars to facilitate loading and unloading at customers facilities.
  • Inspecting the condition of the train and equipment in movement and while stationary.
  • Operating track switches, couple cars, and work on freight trains in yard operations or on the road.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Vocational

Conductor II Resume

Summary : Over 7+ years of experience as a Conductor. Demonstrated Transportation Experience Technical and Communications Professional Mandatory Training Completion Experience Solid Customer Service Skills Serious Alertness and Pays Attention to Detail Willingness to Work On an On-Call Basis.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Cognos Impromptu, Excel, MSWord, Fuel Quest FMS Software, Time Management, CPR Certified, Team Player, and Team Leadership.

Description :

  • Ensuring all revenue documents (cash, credit card receipts, proof of payment) are collected/verified in accordance with designated tariffs.
  • Thinks and functions independently utilizing clear and effective verbal communication skills to interact with passengers, crew members, and others jointly responsible for safe and efficient train movements and customer service.
  • Maintaining an understanding of operating characteristics and practices including physical characteristics, safety rules, air brake rules, electrical instructions, equipment trouble-shooting practices, and emergency procedures.
  • Physically moves between and around train cars manipulating and lifting heavy air hoses and electrical cables.
  • Assisting in boarding and detraining of passengers, baggage, express shipments, and mail.
  • Providing information about train service to include passenger connections.
  • Interacting and communicating professionally with passengers and co-workers under all types of circumstances.
  • Coordinating activities of train crew engaged in transporting freight on the freight train.
  • Reading train orders, schedules, and other written instructions and discussed their contents with the train crew.
  • Keeping track of detailed records involving time, train contents, and movement.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Composer/Conductor Resume

Summary : Over 16+ years of experience as a Conductor. I am looking for an environment where I can use my skills and knowledge to better myself and the company employed.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Keyboarding, Time Management, CPR Certified, Team Player, Team Leadership, Honest, Hard Worker, Motivated, and Detail Oriented.

Description :

  • I received my remote control operator license (RCO certified) -ensure compliance with train orders, railroad rules, and regulations, train moving signals, federal railroad administration rules and regulations and safe operations.
  • Following, reviewing and discuss instructions from supervision, train dispatchers, train operators, and train crew.
  • Ability to receive and transmit communications by radio, telephone, fax and hand signals.
  • Independent working at times and ability to make quick decisions on my own.
  • Ability to figure out and build trains from a switching list of cars to ensure inbound and outbound performance times are met.
  • Working on call seven days a week outside in extreme heat and cold no matter weather conditions.
  • Working with others and as a team or group and lead crews or trains to ensure safe operation.
  • Conductor coordinate activities of the switch-engine crew within railroad yard, industrial plant, or similar location.
  • Hands-on experience in building trains according to rules and client needs.
  • Inspecting cars for any issues that may hinder movement or safety on rail cars.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Conductor III Resume

Summary : 8+ years of experience as a Conductor. Experienced worker, with personal reliable transportation, seeking a new career in the oil and gas industry with special interests of helper, deckhand, rigger, and roustabout. Willing to work onshore and offshore.

Skills : Management And Leadership, Microsoft Office Suite, Personnel Management, Budget Analysis, Inventory Management, Budget Forecasting, Report Production, Risk Identification, and Mitigation, Communication, and Public Speaking.

Description :

  • Observing, interpreting and relaying arm, lantern or radio signals and all other indications affecting the movement of a train.
  • Operating track switches (visually checks switch condition and route) to change the direction of the engine or cars within yard limits or on the main track; may apply or release hand brakes to switch or perform other duties.
  • Reading and understanding the book of rules, timetables, bulletins, train orders, waybills, placards, safety instructions, and other written or printed material.
  • Preparing required daily reports; switch lists - manually or with a computer.
  • Inspecting the condition of the train and equipment in movement and while stationary.
  • May couple of air and electrical connections between locomotives when making up trains.
  • Performing hostler operations of operating locomotives between various shop locations, service tracks, and switching areas.
  • Instructing workers to set warning signals in front and at the rear of trains during emergency stops.
  • Directing and instructing workers engaged in yard activities, such as switching tracks, coupling and uncoupling cars, and routing inbound and outbound traffic.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Conductor II Resume

Objective : One year of experience as a Conductor. Demonstrated ability to service accounts with quality and professionalism. I have a proven track record in exceeding customer expectations by providing exceptional service and problem-solving issues. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills emphasizing the team approach to achieve goals and accomplishments.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Supervision, Transportation, Behavior-Based Leadership, Critical Thinking, Crucial Conversations, Risk Management, and Supply Chain Management.

Description :

  • Ensuring compliance with all train orders, signals and railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the federal railroad administration (fra) review instructions from dispatchers and yardmasters, and discuss with locomotive engineer and train crew.
  • Assisting and instructing train crews to the couple and uncouple cars, operate switches and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy coupling or air brake hoses.
  • Maintaining awareness of the surrounding area and suspicious activity to ensure rail safety.
  • Comprehend color and or hand signals, quickly respond to visual symbols, signals and displays (sound, light, picture, etc. ) skills used to identify all signals, railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the federal railroad administration (FRA).
  • Reading and understand bulletins, work orders, and switch list.
  • Assisting and instructing train crews to the couple and uncouple cars, operate switches and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy coupling or air brake hoses.
  • Documenting and preparing reports of accidents, unscheduled stops, or delays.
  • Arranging for the removal of defective cars from trains at stations or stops.
  • Performing ground tasks of coupling and uncoupling cars, operating switches, etc.
  • Receiving instructions from dispatchers regarding trains' routes, timetables, and cargoes.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS