Locomotive Engineer Resume Samples

A Locomotive Engineer is responsible for transporting passenger or freight trains between stations. The job description entails driving diesel-electric engines and other engines that are powered by battery and electricity. Typical duties listed on the Locomotive Engineer Resume include the following – interpreting train orders, signals and railroad rules; conferring with conductors or traffic control center personnel; receiving starting signals from conductors; monitoring gauges and meters; observing tracks and detecting obstructions; operating locomotives to transporting freight and passengers between stations and diagnosing minor breakdowns and performing minor services.

Job skills and qualifications required for the post include – knowledge of controlling machines and processes; no history of driving violations; high level of physical stamina and endurance; a work history that demonstrates the ability to adapt to varying shift schedules; and valid driver’s license. Formal education is not mandatory.

Locomotive Engineer Resume

Summary : Energetic, self-motivated individual seeking an industrial maintenance position in the manufacturing industry. Demonstrate proven troubleshooting and communication skills in a quality driven environment.

Skills : Controlling Operation Of Equipment Of Locomotive Engine.

Description :

    1. Inspects locomotive for operational readiness by making FRA and Company required checks and tests.
    2. Receives train consist which provides the physical make-up of train and includes weights, lengths, location of loads and empties, and cars requiring special handling.
    3. Applies knowledge of territory, including terrain, grades, curves, and grade crossings, in order to give prescribed warning signals and to otherwise operate the train in a safe manner.
    4. Confer with conductors or traffic control center personnel via radiophones to issue and receive information concerning stops, delays, or oncoming trains.
    5. Inspect locomotives to verify adequate fuel, sand, water, and other supplies before each run, and to check for mechanical problems.
    6. Interpret train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations that govern the operation of locomotives and understand the rules of the FRA.
    7. Monitor gauges and meters that measure speed, amperage, battery charge, and air pressure in brakelines and in main reservoirs.
    8. Observe tracks to detect obstructions and call out train signals to assistants in order to verify meanings.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Plumbing


Locomotive Engineer III Resume

Summary : Proven ability to utilize inspiring leadership, personal drive, creative vision, and analytical skill to yield successful delivery of both team and individual goals, actively contributing to organizational growth.

Skills : Run backhoe, Some welding.

Description :

    1. Train engineers and operators Workers in railroad occupations ensure that passenger and freight trains run on time and travel safely.
    2. Drive trains, some coordinate the activities of the trains, and others operate signals and switches in the rail yard.
    3. Passenger trains transport millions of passengers and commuters to destinations around the country.
    4. Railroad workers are essential to keeping freight and passenger trains running properly.
    5. Locomotive engineers travel with conductors and sometimes brake operators.
    6. Locomotive engineers and conductors are in constant contact and keep each other informed of any changes in the condition of the train.
    7. Effectively coordinating train movement with dispatchers while copying mandatory directives.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma In General


Locomotive Engineer II Resume

Summary : To obtain a challenging leadership position, applying creative problem solving and lean management skill with a growing company to achieve optimum utilization of its resources and maximum profits.

Skills : Crane operator, Some computer skills, Good eye for detail, locomotive train engineer, owned day care center and dry cleaners respectively.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the safe switching of railcars and movement of trains across the BNSF system.
    2. Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns and taking appropriate action.
    3. Obtain and receive information and act upon oral or written instructions by communication devices such as pagers, radio, and telephone.
    4. Climb 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.
    5. Observe, interpret and relay 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.
    6. Operates automated systems that propel trains, add or remove cars, or switch cars around to unload the freight.
    7. Make decisions about switching, spotting cars and making up the train.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Administration Of Justice

Locomotive Engineer I Resume

Summary : An energetic, self-motivated individual seeking an industrial maintenance position in the manufacturing industry. Demonstrate proven troubleshooting and communication skills in a quality driven environment.

Skills : Controlling Operation Of Equipment Of Locomotive Engine.

Description :

    1. Confer with conductors or traffic control center personnel via radiophones to issue to receive information concerning stops, delays, or oncoming trains.
    2. Inspect locomotives to verify adequate fuel, sand, water, and other supplies before each run, and to check for mechanical problems.
    3. Interpret train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations that govern the operation of locomotives.
    4. Monitor gauges and meters that measure speed, amperage, battery charge, and air pressure in brakelines and in main reservoirs.
    5. Observe tracks to detect obstructions and call out train signals to assistants in order to verify meanings.
    6. Operate locomotives to transport freight or passengers between stations, and to assemble and disassemble trains within rail yards.
    7. Receive starting signals from conductors, and then move controls such as throttles and air brakes to drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas-turbine-electric locomotives.
    8. Check to ensure that brake examination tests are conducted at shunting stations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Plumbing

Jr. Locomotive Engineer Resume

Objective : Communicate with Conductor as to stops, delays, and on-coming trains. Brakeman/Conductor Certification Area of Knowledge Trained to understand and apply General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR), Instructions for Handling Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT), System Special Instructions (SSI) and Timetables.

Skills : Autocad, Product Development, Architectural design, mechanical design, Adobe Creative Suite, Graphic Design, Conceptual Sketching and Rendering, Sketc-up, Revit, Rhino.

Description :

    1. Moving controls such as throttles and air brakes to drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas-turbine-electric locomotives.
    2. Calling out train signals to assistants in order to verify meanings.
    3. Checking to ensure that brake examination tests are conducted at shunting stations.
    4. Checking to ensure that documentation, including procedure manuals and logbooks, is in the driver's cab and available for staff use.
    5. Driving diesel-electric rail-detector cars to transport rail-flaw-detecting machines over tracks.
    6. Inspecting locomotives after runs to detect damaged or defective equipment.
    7. Monitoring train-loading procedures to ensure that freight and rolling stock are loaded or unloaded without damage.
    8. Preparing reports regarding any problems encountered, such as accidents, signaling problems, unscheduled stops, or delays.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Sr. Locomotive Engineer Resume

Summary : Conscientious and organized individual with exceptional time management ability. Personable team player with superior communication and interpersonal skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Kronos, Excel, Word, Java, Outlook, Powerpoint, XML, Customer Service, Management Experience, Business Management.

Description :

    1. Confer with conductors or traffic control center personnel via radiophones to issue or receive information concerning stops, delays, or oncoming trains.
    2. Inspect locomotives to verify adequate fuel, sand, water, and other supplies before each run, and to check for mechanical problems.
    3. Interpret train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations that govern the operation of locomotives.
    4. Monitor gauges and meters that measure speed, amperage, battery charge, and air pressure in brake lines and in main reservoirs.
    5. Operate locomotives to transport freight or passengers between stations, and to assemble and disassemble trains within rail yards.
    6. Receive starting signals from conductors, then move controls such as throttles and air brakes to drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas-turbine-electric locomotives.
    7. Call out train signals to assistants in order to verify meanings.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Management

Lead Locomotive Engineer Resume

Summary : Competent Locomotive Engineer with over 18 years of professional experience, known as self motivated, consistent team player with skilled technical abilities, exceptional creativity, problem solving, interpersonal skills among peers and coworkers. Strong ability and experience in training and mentoring others. Able to follow instructions as well as constructive criticism.

Skills : MCP - Microsoft Cert System Admin.

Description :

    1. Responsible for moving locomotive engines and trains to various locations in a safe manner, as well as the mechanical operation of the train.
    2. Briefing with Conductor in regards to anything that could possibly affect the safe movement of the train to also include cargo, equipment and or hazardous materials.
    3. Communicates clearly with Conductor to ensure that all rules and regulations are being applied and that teamwork is in place at all times.
    4. Held several positions while employed at Union Pacific Railroad to include: Served on the Total Safety team for the southern region.
    5. Performed observations and evaluations of employees to ensure that safe practices were being followed while performing their jobs.
    6. Currently serves as Vice Local Chairman for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and trainmen.
    7. Operates equipment during varying work hours within a 24/7 transportation environment maintaining alertness, situational awareness, and vigilance.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Locomotive Engineer Technician Resume

Summary : Scheduling inspection on locomotives, inspection of track, re-railments, restoration of locomotives, signal maintenance ect. Scheduled training and testing to comply with Railroad Administration rules and regulations, and the filling of all documents.

Skills : Computer skills, Typing, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Conferred with conductors, train dispatchers, yardmasters, and trainmasters via radiophones to issue or receive information concerning stops, delays, or oncoming trains.
    2. Receive starting signals from conductors, and then operated controls such as throttles and air brakes to drive diesel-electric locomotives.
    3. Interpret and comply with train orders, signals, FRA federal and state railroad rules and regulations that govern the operation of locomotives.
    4. Operate locomotives to transport freight and to assemble and disassemble trains within rail yards.
    5. Inspect locomotives to verify adequate fuel, sand, water, and other supplies before each run, and to check for mechanical problems.
    6. Monitor gauges and meters that measure speed, amperage, battery charge, and air pressure in brake lines and in main reservoirs.
    7. Inspect locomotives after runs to detect damaged or defective equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Blueprint Reading

Associate Locomotive Engineer Resume

Summary : Proven ability to utilize inspiring leadership, personal drive, creative vision, and analytical skill to yield successful delivery of both team and individual goals, actively contributing to organizational growth.

Skills : Controlling Operation of Equipment of Locomotive Engine.

Description :

    1. Measure speed, amperage, battery charge, and air pressure in brake lines and in main reservoirs.
    2. Interpret train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations that govern the operation of locomotives.
    3. Confer with conductors or traffic control center personnel via radiophones to issue or receive information concerning stops, delays, or oncoming trains.
    4. Operate locomotives to transport freight or passengers between stations, and to assemble and disassemble trains within rail yards.
    5. Respond to emergency conditions or breakdowns, following applicable safety procedures and rules.
    6. Check to ensure that brake examination tests are conducted at shunting stations.
    7. Inspect locomotives to verify adequate fuel, sand, water, and other supplies before each run, and to check for mechanical problems.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Locomotive Engineer Resume

Headline : Conscientious and organized individual with exceptional time management ability. Personable team player with superior communication and interpersonal skills.

Skills : Locomotive engineer, Electrician, Elevator mechanic.

Description :

    1. Supervise train crews on a freight train and coordinate switch engine crews.
    2. Place cars to facilitate loading and unloading and the makeup and breakdown on trains in a rail yard, industrial plant, or similar location.
    3. Ensured 100% compliance with all train orders, signals, railroad rules and regulations, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
    4. Inspect all rail cars to ensure safe handling of equipment to mitigate damage and harm to the public.
    5. Ensured 100% customer satisfaction by ensuring correct placement and movement of rail cars at industries.
    6. Successfully engineered freight trains over 50,000 miles incident and accident free.
    7. Monitored train loading procedures to ensure the freight and rolling stock are loaded and loaded without damage.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master of Science

Locomotive Engineer/Consultant Resume

Headline : To obtain a challenging position where technical, organizational, and operational experience will contribute to the overall success of the organization, while at the same time providing an invaluable experience and opportunity for growth. I am a motivated self-starter known for achieving high level outcomes during demanding conditions. Proficient, analytical, and mechanical skills gained from 18 years in the railroad industry.

Skills : Locomotive Engineer.

Description :

    1. Interpret train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations that govern the operation of locomotives.
    2. Confer with conductors or dispatcher to issue or receive information concerning stops, delays, or oncoming trains.
    3. Check to ensure that documentation is in the locomotive and available for staff use.
    4. Receive starting signals and then move controls such as throttles and air brakes to drive diesel-electric locomotives.
    5. Respond to emergency conditions or breakdowns, following applicable safety procedures and rules.
    6. Inspect locomotives after runs to detect damaged or defective equipment.
    7. Inspect locomotives to verify adequate fuel, sand, water, and other supplies and to check for mechanical problems.
    8. Prepare reports regarding any problems encountered, such as accidents, signaling problems, or delays.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Administration

Locomotive Engineer Resume

Objective : 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. Military-trained technician offering more than 7 years of experience working on Army communications equipment and more than 5 years on Air Force aircraft electrical and environmental systems.

Skills : Supervisory.

Description :

    1. Interpreted train ordered, train signals, and railroad rules and regulations to drive locomotive, following safety regulations and time schedule.
    2. Received starting signal from conductor and moved controls, such as throttle and air brakes, to drive locomotive.
    3. Conferred with conductor and traffic control center personnel via radiophone to issue and receive information concerning stops, delays, and oncoming trains.
    4. Called out train signals to assistant for verification of meaning to avoid errors in interpretation.
    5. Inspected locomotive before run to verify specified fuel, sand, water, and other supplies.
    6. Synchronized watch with that of conductor to ensure departure time from station and terminal is in accordance with time schedule.
    7. Inspected locomotive after run to detect damaged and defective equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma