Railroad Conductor Resume Samples

A Railroad Conductor works aboard on trains and coordinates the day-to-day activities of the train crews. A well-drafted Railroad Conductor Resume indicates the following duties and responsibilities – overseeing the loading and unloading of cargo, overseeing safe and orderly transportation of passengers, checking passengers’ tickets, assisting passengers as needed; and taking payments from passengers. Other duties include announcing stations, planning the train’s route, and monitoring the electronic radio system for messages from dispatchers.

Those looking to take job prospects in this new direction should be able to denote on the resume the following skills and abilities – sharp decision-making skills; strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication abilities, some experience working in trains or other transportation; and a good understanding of the rules and regulations on the industry. A high school diploma or GED is a compulsory requirement.

Railroad Conductor Resume example

Railroad Conductor Resume

Objective : A self-motivated individual with the ability to learn quickly and perform efficiently. In addition, skilled in organizing, multi-tasking, completing projects, and providing exceptional internal and external customer service. 

Skills : Railroad Conductor, Switch Man, Coordinating skills.

Description :

    1. Classified and organized railcars safely and efficiently at all hours of the day and night.
    2. Delivered railcars or pick up railcars from customers.
    3. Communicated with customers to inform them of daily switching plans.
    4. Took freight trains from originating terminals to ending terminals.
    5. Followed instructions of local as well as division management.
    6. Worked as an FRA qualified conductor. Worked 5 years full-time injury-free.
    7. Sustained an excellent attendance record. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Coordinator


Railroad Conductor Resume

Objective : Passionate, enthusiastic, hardworking, dedicated self-starter seeking collaborative team environment driven to excellence. Multi-qualified Railroad Conductor in search of opportunity for advancement. 

Skills : MS Office, Reading Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Ensured compliance with all train orders, signals, and railroads rules and regulations for safety, operation, and the Federal Railroad Administration.
    2. Reviewed instructions from dispatchers and discussed with the locomotive engineer and train crew.
    3. Inspected all equipment on train cars prior to departure.
    4. Coupled and uncoupled train cars, performed daily maintenance, and completed all necessary paperwork.
    5. Received and transmitted information by radio and/or telephone.
    6. Worked with customers to ensure accurate movement and placement of cars.
    7. Read and understand bulletins, work orders, and switch lists.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Railroad Conductor Resume

Objective : Railroad Conductor with 2 years of experience in Conducting movement of rail cars and train movements; signals crew members for movement of the engine or training using lantern, hand and/or flag signals/radio to indicate when to start, stop, and back-up or set release air brakes, etc,.

Skills : Operating Skills, Forklift, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Accurately read, understood, and carried out written instructions.
    2. Attended monthly safety meetings to ensure the machine operation safety.
    3. Communicated operational issues and changes to supervisors on a regular basis.
    4. Followed company procedures to maintain a work environment in a neat and orderly condition.
    5. Inspected machine parts for conformance to product specifications.
    6. Ensured 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.
    7. Inspected all equipment on cars prior to departures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Railroad Conductor Resume

Objective : As a Railroad Conductor, responsible for Reading and understanding book of rules, timetables, bulletins, train orders, waybills, placards, safety instructions, other written or printed material. Experience in Preparing required daily reports, switching lists, filling out forms including train orders inspection forms, etc,.

Skills : Customer Service, Cash Handling, Microsoft Office, Problem Resolution.

Description :

    1. Adapted to maintaining compliance with train orders, signals, and railroad rules and procedures.
    2. Effectively communicated with crews on daily switch operations and tasks to be performed at four different yards.
    3. Checked switch points to make sure the switch is properly aligned.
    4. Operated locomotive equipment through the use of a remote control device.
    5. Quickly and repeatedly delivered precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions.
    6. Received and transmitted information by radio and telephone.
    7. Read and understood bulletins, work orders, and switch lists.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In General

Railroad Conductor Resume

Headline : Seeking a Railroad Conductor profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding railroad work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills, etc,.

Skills : Conducting Skills, Supervising Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Maintained compliance with all train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations.
    2. Reviewed instructions from dispatchers and yardmasters, and discuss with locomotive engineer and train crew.
    3. Assisted and instructed train crews to the couple and uncouple cars, operate switches.
    4. Maintained awareness of the surrounding area and suspicious activity to ensure rail safety.
    5. Handled and transported all necessary paperwork accompanying the freight transported.
    6. Supervised crews on a freight train and coordinate movement with dispatchers, yardmasters, and locomotive engineers.
    7. Conducted the movement of rail cars, couple and uncouple cars and electrical connections, and inspect trains and equipment to ensure safety.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In General

Railroad Conductor Resume

Headline : As a Railroad Conductor with 5 years Communicating with traffic control center staff via radio to receive/issuing information concerning oncoming trains, delays/stops, etc,.

Skills : Assembly, Drilling, Painting, Soldering, Running Wire, Warehouse Work, Some Welding, Some Metal Fabrication.

Description :

    1. Worked on call 24/7 in all elements of the weather.
    2. Operated Locomotives manually and by remote control.
    3. Provided some troubleshooting when the equipment did not function properly.
    4. Maintained communication with locomotive engineers and other conductors by radio equipment.
    5. Moved as needed to maintain work qualifications.
    6. Obtained all necessary certifications as a railroad freight conductor Managed paperwork and consists pertaining to daily shipments Followed.
    7. Ensured compliance with all train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations for safety operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Railroad Conductor Resume

Headline : As a Railroad Conductor, responsible for operating track switches, coupling and uncoupling cars, and performing other duties associated with movement of trains, cars, engines in rail yards & on the main railroad. Receiving, relaying, or acting upon oral, written/radio instructions that indicates the switch movement, placement, etc,.

Skills : Quality Control, Management skills, Training Skills.

Description :

    1. Supervised the switching, loading/unloading, breaking, or making up of trains.
    2. Traveled by train on its assigned route.
    3. Received and reviewed instructions from dispatchers, yardmasters, and station agents and discussed with the locomotive engineer and train crew.
    4. Ensured all train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations complied with Federal regulations.
    5. Adhered to Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards.
    6. Completed annual training and successfully passed safety and operating rules examinations.
    7. Recorded departure and arrival times, messages, tickets and revenue collected, and passenger accommodations and destinations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D

Railroad Conductor Resume

Headline : A highly accomplished, dedicated, and disciplined Telecommunications Professional seeking to contribute to and grow with a dynamic, progressive and innovative organization. Recognized as a team player and a performer, consistently completing assignments safely and on time. A troubleshooter able to effectively and efficiently resolve issues and meet and achieve challenging goals and objectives.

Skills : Supervisory Experience, Heavy Equipment, Surveillance And Reconaissance, Team Leadership.

Description :

    1. Received information regarding train or rail problems from dispatchers or from electronic monitoring devices.
    2. Conducted controls to activate track switches and traffic signals.
    3. Directed engineers to move cars to fit planned train configurations, combining or separating cars to make up or break up trains.
    4. Received instructions from dispatchers regarding trains' routes, timetables, and cargoes.
    5. Conferred with engineers regarding train routes, timetables, and cargoes, and to discuss alternative routes when there are rail defects or obstructions. 
    6. Observed, interpreted, relay arm, lantern, or radio signals and all other indications affecting the movement of a train.
    7. Operated track switches (visually checks switch condition and direction) to change the direction of the engine or cars within yard limits or on the main track. 
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Railroad Conductor Resume

Summary : As a Railroad Conductor, responsible for Ensuring compliance with all train orders, signals, railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration. Experience in Reviewing instructions from dispatchers, yardmasters discussing instructions with locomotive engineer and training crew, etc,.

Skills : Safety, Management, Recruiting, Training Skills, Communication Skill.

Description :

    1. Inspected all equipment on train cars.
    2. Read and transmitted info by radio or phone.
    3. Read and understood the route bulletin.
    4. Assisted and instructed crews to couple and uncouple cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs.
    5. Maintained compliance with all train orders, signals, speeds, rules, and regulations.
    6. Reviewed instructions from dispatchers yardmasters and a locomotive engineer and train crew.
    7. Operated locomotive equipment through the use of remote control devices comprehends color, and or hand signals.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Railroad Conductor Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Railroad 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 : Training Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Operational skills.

Description :

    1. Directed train crews on a freight train and coordinate switch engine crews.
    2. Placed cars to facilitate loading and unloading and the makeup and breakdown from trains in a rail yard, industrial plant, or similar locations.
    3. Assisted and instructed train crews to the two and uncouple cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy couplings or air brake hoses.
    4. Operated locomotive equipment through the use of remote control equipment.
    5. Reviewed all waybills, schedules, and ensuring weight is properly distributed throughout the train.
    6. Planned and conducted daily safety meetings with all crew members.
    7. Worked as a crew leader and insured all work was done under operating rules and safety guidelines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors Degree