Freight Train Conductor Resume Samples

A Freight Train Conductor supervises train crews on the freight train and coordinates switch engine crews. Primary activities and responsibilities associated with the role are listed on the Freight Train Conductor Resume as – placing cars to facilitate loading and unloading, ensuring compliance with all train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the federal railroad administration; reviewing instructions from dispatchers and yardmasters, inspecting all equipment on cars, receiving and transmitting information by radio and telephone; reading and understanding bulletins, and work orders; maintaining awareness of surrounding areas and suspicious activities, and operating locomotive equipment through the use of remote control device.

The condition of the job demands the following skills – experience working on an on-call basis; experience working varying shift schedules, experience operating heavy equipment, demonstrable auditory and visual acuity/inspection/tracking; and strong reasoning skills. Formal education includes a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license.

Freight Train Conductor Resume example

Freight Train Conductor Resume

Summary : Looking for a career opportunity in a challenging and rewarding position, where I can be an important member of a team. One that will allow me to utilize my numerous skills and knowledge to perform each task with the utmost certainty. A career where I'm able to advance by proving my ability to perform each task in a timely, safe and efficient manner.

Skills : Cad design, Computer ordering programs, spread sheets, building permit experience.

Description :

    1. Supervised freight team responsible for millions of dollars worth of equipment and freight.
    2. Maintained awareness of the surrounding area and supervise activity to ensure safety.
    3. Handled hazardous material shipments or incidents safely and efficiently, without delay, and in accord with local, state, and federal regulations; being fully familiarized with the United States Hazardous Material Instructions for Rail.
    4. Ensured compliance with all train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
    5. Reviewed instructions from dispatchers and yardmasters, and discuss with locomotive engineer and train crew.
    6. Inspected all equipment on cars prior to departures.
    7. Received and transmitted information by radio and telephone.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Freight Train Conductor Resume

Objective : Resourceful and skilled professional with strong management and organization skills, highly energetic with experience in coordinating and meeting operational objectives. Looking for a position within the company where I can contribute my effort for the betterment of the organization.

Skills : Computer, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Signaled 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. Kept records of the contents destination of each train car, and make sure that cars are added or removed at proper points on routes.
    4. Operated controls to activate track switches traffic signals.
    5. Directed engineers to move cars to fit planned train configurations, combining or separating cars to make up or break up trains.
    6. Received instructions from dispatchers regarding trains routes, timetables, and cargoes Review schedules, switching orders, waybills, and shipping records to obtain cargo loading and unloading information to plan work.
    7. Confered with engineers regarding train routes, timetables, and cargoes, and to discuss alternative routes when there are rail defects or obstructions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Freight Train Conductor Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Freight Train Conductor professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : GMAW Of Stainless, Aluminum, Galvenized And Hot, Cold Rolled Steel.

Description :

    1. Reported to Train Depot to get Train TGBO's.
    2. Conducted a job briefing with the train Engineer and view the Train manifest.
    3. Communicated with dispatch to get clearance for departure.
    4. Transported the freight train to either Bensonville, IL or St.
    5. Became Federally Certified as a Freight Train Conductor.
    6. Accepted the role as Supervisor.
    7. Arranged for the removal of defective cars from trains at stations or stops.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Freight Train Conductor Resume

Objective : Freight Train Coordinator with 4+ years of experience in Ensuring compliance with all train orders, signals, railroad and safety rules and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations, safely performing all job responsibilities.

Skills : Operating Skills, Directing Skills.

Description :

    1. Directed and instruct workers engaged in yard activities, such as switching tracks, coupling and uncoupling cars, and routing inbound and outbound traffic.
    2. Kept records of the contents and destination of each train car, and made sure that cars were added or removed at proper points on routes.
    3. Operated controls to activated track switched and traffic signals.
    4. Instructed workers to set warning signals in front and at rear of trains during emergency stops.
    5. Ensured compliance with all train orders, signals, railroad and safety rules and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations.
    6. Safely performed all job responsibilities.
    7. Inspected all equipment on cars prior to departures.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          High School Diploma

          Freight Train Conductor Resume

          Objective : To obtain a Freight Train Conductor position either part time or full time in the warehouse industry where my strong work ethics can be utilized.

          Skills : Forklift Operator, Manifest Reading, Organizing Freight Properly For Shipping.

          Description :

            1. Safely moved freight trains from station to station.
            2. Ensured manifest is correct.
            3. Ensured all train components are in safe running condition, for example no flat spots on wheels, all doors and bins are closed and secured safely.
            4. Ensured the airbrake system is properly functioning thoughout entire train consist.
            5. Printed out manifest of train, and ensure cars are properly placed in consist of train.
            6. Used hand and radio signals with engineer, brakemen, switchmen, other conductors, while switching cars in the train yard.
            7. Communicated with dispatch via radio(handheld and in cab).
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          H.S. Diploma

          Freight Train Conductor Resume

          Headline : Highly motivated professional with an optimistic attitude. Self-Reliant with the ability to follow instructions as directed. Completed 3 1/2 years of active duty service with the United States Army receiving an honorable discharge. Looking for a full-time, long-term job with the potential to grow into a promising career.

          Skills : Schelling F4 trained operator; MS Office.

          Description :

            1. Inspected all equipment on cars prior to departure.
            2. Received and transmited information by radio and telephone.
            3. Analyzed and interpreted bulletins, work orders, and switch lists.
            4. Assisted and instructed train crews to couple and uncouple cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars.
            5. Operated locomotive equipment through the use of a remote control device.
            6. Comprehend color and/or hand signals and systems.
            7. Received and transmitted information by radio and telephone.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Diploma In Basic Studies

          Freight Train Conductor Resume

          Objective : Highly qualified Freight Train Conductor with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

          Skills : MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, Windows Outlook, Internet Explorer, Landscaping, Maintenance, Construction, Communication.

          Description :

            1. 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.
            2. 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.
            3. Remained on call at all times of the day or night, reporting for duty within 90 minutes of notification.
            4. Gathered required documents, including clearances for self, the engineer, and crew.
            5. Implemented safe loading and unloading procedures and monitored freight and mechanical safety during transit; maintained exceptional safety record, with zero safety or procedural violations.
            6. 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.
            7. Signaled the engineer to begin the train run by using both telecommunication and hand signals, received information regarding the train and rail conditions from the dispatcher.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Associate Of Science In Business Administration

          Freight Train Conductor Resume

          Objective : To obtain a position using the skills I have gained during my time in the workforce and the Army. I would like to work a position while attending college to help better myself in my field. To use my person-to-person skills as well as my technical skills to achieve my goals in my field.

          Skills : MS office, Ordering Skills.

          Description :

            1. Directed and instructed workers engaged in yard activity, such as switching tracks, coupling and uncoupling cars, and routing inbound and outbound traffic.
            2. Reviewed schedules, switching orders, waybills, and shipping records to obtain cargo loading and unloading information.
            3. Made sure train is properly secured(hand brakes/air brakes, derailer) at destination.
            4. Received instructions from dispatchers regarding trains' routes, timetables, and cargoes.
            5. Reviewed schedules, switching orders, way bills, and shipping records to obtain cargo loading and unloading information and to plan work.
            6. Inspected each car periodically during runs.
            7. Read and understood bulletins, work orders, and switch lists.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        Associate Of Science

                        Freight Train Conductor Resume

                        Objective : Highly motivated and knowledgeable in construction, logistics, and transportation including road and rail. Has countless hours of on-the-job and formal classroom training in equipment operating, equipment dispatching, preventive maintenance, collateral equipment, project management, and project planning and estimating.

                        Skills : Planning Skills, Tracking Skills.

                        Description :

                          1. Redirected shipments in response to customer requests.
                          2. Established long-term customer relationships through prompt and courteous service.
                          3. Communicated all emergencies, delays due to weather, and carrier schedule changes to customers and supervisors.
                          4. Tracked time spent on assignments each day for productivity reporting.
                          5. Enforced the on-time shipment of products to create exceptional customer experiences.
                          6. Supervised and conducted the safe transportation of cargo containing automobiles, produce, and other consumer products by freight.
                          7. Inspected all equipment on cars prior to departures.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        B.S. In Technical Management

                        Freight Train Conductor Resume

                        Summary : Self-directed, skillful, and dedicated professional with 5 years of military background and 14 years of leadership, mechanical and technical experience. Highly focused and mission-oriented; supporting complex, deadline-driven operations and able to identify risks and resolve issues in the initial stages. I have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a high level of multitasking capabilities.

                        Skills : Heavy Equipment Operator, In sequence, Exacta, SAP, WIN, NAVIS, CITRIX, Office, Excel, Networking., Communications, Leadership, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, 5S.

                        Description :

                          1. Received and transmitted information by radio or telephone.
                          2. Monitored any equipment issues and inspect all components on rail cars prior to departures.
                          3. Reviewed instructions from dispatchers and yardmasters, and discuss them with locomotive engineer and train crew.
                          4. Operated locomotive equipment through the use of a remote control device.
                          5. Worked with customers to ensure accurate movement and placement of rail cars.
                          6. Assisted and instructed train crews to couple and uncouple cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy couplings or air brake hoses.
                          7. Read and understood bulletins, work orders, and switch lists.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            10+ Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Senior
                            Education
                            Education
                            Associate In Computer Science