Freight Conductor Resume Samples

A Freight Conductor is responsible for freight train operations and safe transportation of cargos. General and specific roles and responsibilities are listed on the Freight Conductor Resume as follows – reviewing shipping records, detecting and solving mechanical issues, performing repairs, assisting crew members, collaborating with the train engineers; assessing the mechanical functioning of the freight train; reviewing schedules and shipping records; checking to ensure that the load is evenly distributed along the train; and communicating with traffic control personnel.

Those interested in this career line should depict the following skills and abilities – mechanical skills, physical stamina, knowledge of locomotive equipment operations, freight handling skills, the ability to respond to emergencies, the ability to maintain protocols with train engineers and train control personnel and familiarity with safety precautions. Most of the eligible resumes make a display of a certificate and training in the railroad industry.

 

Freight Conductor Resume

Objective : Responsible for all aspects of managing the property from scheduling reservation, book keeping and financials for the business to the complete maintenance of the buildings and grounds.

Skills : Excellent Communication Skills, Excellent Management/Leadership Skills.

Description :

    1. Receives, relays or acts upon oral, written or radio instructions from the operations supervisor, railroad agent, or other personnel indicating the switch movement, placement or delivery of railroad cars and/or a train.
    2. 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.
    3. Observes, interprets and relays arm, lantern or radio signals and all other indications affecting movement of a train.
    4. 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.
    5. Reads and understands the book of rules, timetables, bulletins, train orders, waybills, placards, safety instructions and other written or printed material.
    6. Prepares required daily reports; switch lists - manually or with a computer; fills out forms including train orders.
    7. Inspects 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
Diploma


Sr. Freight Conductor Resume

Headline : Conductor/Engineer offering more than seven years of transportation experience in the areas of freight conductor, yard conductor, and locomotive engineer. Earned conductor, remote locomotive, and engineer licensure in compliance with FRA.

Skills : Microsoft Office, SAP, Inventory Management, Shipping & Receiving, Management, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Signaled engineer to start and stop train and change speed, using radiotelephone, lantern, teletypewriter, and hand movement.
    2. Reviewed schedules, switching ordered, way bills, and shipping records to obtain cargo loading and unloading information.
    3. Conferred with traffic control personnel, engineer, and other workers engaged in transporting freight to receive and convey instructions.
    4. Inspected freight cars for compliance with sealing procedures, recorded car and corresponding seal number, and confirmed route and destination information.
    5. Verified accuracy of timekeeping instruments with engineer to assure station departure time complied with timetable schedules.
    6. Documented and prepared reports of accidents, unscheduled stops, and delays at completion of train run.
    7. Recommended and implemented measured to improve worker motivation, equipment performance, work methods, and customer services.
    8. Prepared, compiled, and submitted reports on work activities, operations, production, and work related accidents.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Jr. Freight Conductor Resume

Headline : Full-time employment utilizing Bachelor of Communication in Public Relations degree; along with previous jobs held, internships and other work experiences.

Skills : Project Management, Program Development, Public & Group.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the safe switching of railcars and movement of trains across the BNSF system.
    2. Complied with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include responding to safety concerns and taking appropriate action.
    3. Obtained and received information and acted upon oral or written instructions by communication devices such as radio and telephone.
    4. Monitored and reported on daily work performed.
    5. Climbed on and off equipment, set or released hand brakes, coupled and uncoupled air hoses between rail cars, removed and replaced broken knuckles (80lb railcar connector), rode moving cars by hanging on grab irons, or ladders.
    6. Observed, interpreted and relayed hand, lantern, and other signals affecting the movement of the train, judged and control the speed and clearance distance of cars and distinguished among colors of signals.
    7. Made decisions about switching, spotting cars and making up the train.
    8. Observed and monitored track conditions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Studies

Freight Conductor III Resume

Summary : Highly motivated, military professional with experience in team management, administrative accountability, problem solving and supply management. Effectively managed more than $2.4 million in equipment. Works well with team members and groups from diverse backgrounds.

Skills : CNC, Machine Operator, Productions, Manufature.

Description :

    1. Signal engineers to begin train runs, stop trains, or change speed, using telecommunications equipment or hand signals.
    2. Receive information regarding train or rail problems from dispatchers or from electronic monitoring devices.
    3. Keep records of the contents and destination of each train car, and make sure that cars are added or removed at proper points on routes.
    4. Operate controls to activate track switches and traffic signals.
    5. Direct engineers to move cars to fit planned train configurations, combining or separating cars to make up or break up trains.
    6. Receive instructions from dispatchers regarding trains' routes, timetables, and cargoes.
    7. Review schedules, switching orders, way bills, and shipping records to obtain cargo loading and unloading information and to plan work.
    8. Confer with engineers regarding train routes, timetables, and cargoes, and to discuss alternative routes when there are rail defects or obstructions.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Freight Conductor II Resume

Summary : Maintained the highest performance standards within a diverse range of administrative and managerial functions, which are apparent throughout all of past experiences.

Skills : Articulated Haul truck driver, skid steer operator, Management.

Description :

    1. Supervise train crews and responsible for the safety of the passengers and crew.
    2. Before trains leave the station, receive train orders by telephone, fax, or computer from the dispatcher at the railroad's central office.
    3. Orders include listings of the cargo and their routes with the scheduled stops.
    4. Conductors must make sure that the crews of their trains understand these orders.
    5. Inspect each car to make sure the operating mechanisms have been properly monitored and are working correctly.
    6. Repairs cannot be made during the run, conductors must instruct engineers to remove the defective cars.
    7. Conductors see that cars are added or removed at the proper points for picking up or unloading cargo.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Law Enforcement

Freight conductor I Resume

Objective : Skilled, Professional Forklift Operator/Freight Conductor with the ability to work efficiently and effectively as an individual or team member all the while keeping company safety, quality and productivity goals, guidelines and procedures the top priority.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Machine Operator.

Description :

    1. Signal engineers to begin train runs, stop trains, or change speed, using telecommunications equipment or hand signals.
    2. Confer with engineers regarding train routes, timetables, and cargoes, and to discuss alternative routes when there are rail defects or obstructions.
    3. Receive information regarding train or rail problems from dispatchers or from electronic monitoring devices.
    4. Receive instructions from dispatchers regarding trains' routes, timetables, and cargoes Operate controls to activate track switches and traffic signals.
    5. Keep records of the contents and destination of each train car, and make sure that cars are added or removed at proper points on routes.
    6. Arrange for the removal of defective cars from trains at stations or stops.
    7. Direct engineers to move cars to fit planned train configurations, combining or separating cars to make up or break up trains.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certified Insurance

Freight Conductor/Technician Resume

Objective : Worked In the construction and railroad fields. Developed key skills in these fields. Experience using tools, working around heavy equipment, and communicating.

Skills : Organization, Communication, Safety, Computer, Leadership, and Radio.

Description :

    1. Supervise train crews on Freight trains and coordinate switch engine crews.
    2. place cars to facilitate loading and unloading and the makeup and breakdown of trains in a rail yard industrial plant or similar locations.
    3. Ensure compliance with all train orders, signals and railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and for federal railroad administration (FRA).
    4. Review instructions from dispatcher and yardmasters and discuss with Locomotive engineer and other crew.
    5. Inspect cars for defects and safe handling prior to departure.
    6. Receive and transmit information by telephone and radio.
    7. Read and understand bulletins, work orders, and switch lists. Work with customers to ensure accurate movement and spotting of rail cars.
    8. Operate locomotives by use of remote control to switch and place cars.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Freight Conductor/Supervisor Resume

Objective : Share the Discipline, Dedication, and Dependability, refined through years of commitment to personal and professional growth with a goal oriented organization focused on success while valuing performance.

Skills : Firefighter, EMT, Team Leadership, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Supervise train crews on a freight train and coordinate switch engine crews.
    2. Place cars to facilitate loading, unloading and the makeup and breakdown of trains in a rail yard, industrial plant or similar locations.
    3. Ensure 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 crew.
    4. Inspect all equipment on cars prior to departures.
    5. Receive and transmit information by radio and telephone.
    6. Read and understand bulletins, work orders and switch lists.
    7. Assist and instruct train crews to couple and uncouple cars, operate switches and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy couplings on air brake hoses.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Engineering

Freight Conductor/Consultant Resume

Headline : Result-oriented and resourceful sales professional with extensive experience leading profitable sales operation. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Present information and interact effectively across all levels of an organization.

Skills : Business Management, Business Development, Financial.

Description :

    1. Ensures compliance with all train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration.
    2. Observes and execute instructions from dispatchers and yardmasters, and discuss with locomotive engineer.
    3. Inspects all equipment on cars prior to departure and at route stops.
    4. Performs car coupling and uncoupling operations.
    5. Read and comprehend bulletins, work orders, and switch lists.
    6. Coordinate train movements; complies with operating timetable, rule book and other specific instructions.
    7. Compiles performance and delay reports for each trip and turns in locomotive inspection report showing equipment defects which require correction.
    8. Maintain awareness of surrounding areas and suspicious activity to ensure rail safety.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Biology

Associate Freight Conductor Resume

Summary : Enthusiastic and hardworking female seeking physically demanding job Comfortable with deadlines and goal oriented. Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills. Very patient and accommodating. Ability to multi-task, attention to detail, highly organized. Adapts well to team dynamics, positive demeanor and takes initiative.

Skills : While attending ITT Technical Institute of Technology,.

Description :

    1. Inspect all equipment on cars prior to departures Receive and transmit information by radio and or telephone.
    2. Read and understand bulletins, work orders, and switch lists.
    3. Assist and instruct train crews to couple and uncouple cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing knuckles or air brake hoses.
    4. Work with customers to ensure accurate movement and placement of cars.
    5. Maintain awareness of surrounding area and suspicious activity to ensure rail safety.
    6. Operate locomotive equipment through the use of remote control device.
    7. Quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions.
    8. Inspected the condition of the train and equipment in movement and while stationary.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Asst. Freight Conductor Resume

Summary : Looking to obtain full-time employment which utilizes knowledge, skills, abilities and allows for professional development and career advancement.

Skills : Power point, Word, Microsoft Excel.

Description :

    1. Supervise crews on freight trains and coordinate the switching of engine crews.
    2. Place cars to facilitate loading and unloading and the makeup and break down of trains in the rail yard, industrial plant, or similar locations.
    3. Attended and successfully completed 6 weeks of training at the Transportation / Railroad Education & Development Institution in Atlanta Ga.
    4. Ensure compliance with all train orders, signal, and railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
    5. Review instructions from dispatchers and yardmasters, and discuss with locomotive engineer and train crew the course of action for the day.
    6. Inspect all equipment on cars prior to departures.
    7. Receive and transmit information by radio and telephone.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Basic Training

Freight Conductor Resume

Objective : Experienced in operating radio and telephone transmission equipment effectively. Total commitment in adhering to strictest levels of safety and compliance of all train operations in accordance with the Federal Railroad Administration and DOT regulations.

Skills : Freight Conductor.

Description :

    1. Supervised and maintain daily operations of locomotive freight trains Prepared and maintain proper documentation of rail cars, ensuring on point arrival.
    2. Ensured equipment is repaired in accordance with applicable technical manuals.
    3. Used schematic diagrams to plan work activities.
    4. Collaborated with train and yard masters to ensure efficient organizational operations.
    5. Communicated all emergencies, weather delays and carrier schedule changes to customers and supervisors.
    6. Established and maintained long term customer relations through prompt and courteous service.
    7. Adhered to all written safety procedures for safe and efficient operations.
    8. Followed all company procedures to help maintain positive work environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS