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A Train Dispatcher ensures safe and efficient dispatch of the train services. The job description includes checking the traffic signals, communicating promptly with the train drivers and conductors, and ensuring the safety of the customers. A well-drafted Train Dispatcher Resume mentions the following duties and responsibilities – monitoring and controlling the arrival of trains into train stations, checking inbound trains according to their departure station, handling stressful situations in the workplace, controlling train departures, preparing outbound trains, shunting inbound freight loads to and from inbound outbound trains, managing rail yard resources to ensure maximum efficiency, preparing resource usage in advance to limit the time trains spend in yards; and monitoring train schedules.

Apart from general skills, the following traits are as well needed – the ability to ensure compliance with railway regulations, knowledge of using different communication channels, and knowledge of monitoring weather channels, and a sense of acting reliably. Formal education beyond a high school diploma or GED is not expected.

Train Dispatcher Resume

Headline : Train Dispatcher is responsible for Managing unexpected events and emergency situations to protect the public, railroad employees, and railroad property, Arranging for the use of track by engineering forces to permit timely maintenance while minimising train delay and providing protection for such operation.

Skills : Microsoft Outlook, Planning Skills, Training Skills.

Description :

    1. Had a wide range of duties I had to perform.
    2. Issued track authority for trains and maintenance of way.
    3. Worked with supervisors in setting up maintenance windows.
    4. Staged trains on line to meet running schedules.
    5. Staged trains to do meets on single main track.
    6. Worked with trains carrying hazardous materials.
    7. Ordered crews for trains.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS


Train Dispatcher Resume

Headline : Detail-oriented with strong leadership skills, particularly by means of instilling motivation and promoting teamwork. Lead by example. Fostered a culture of safety and set the tone for operating rules compliance as a train dispatcher. A self-starter and quick learner. Praised for ability to plan and execute the efficient operation of CSX train network.

Skills : Microsoft Outlook, Operational Skills.

Description :

    1. Ordered relief crews to relieve crews that were running out of hours.
    2. Worked with priority trains to minimize delays.
    3. Coordinated with other departments across the organization to resolve issues.
    4. Used communication skills to guide field personnel in safe operations by communicating hazards involved in their activities.
    5. Ensured all trains and employees move and work in a SAFE and efficient manner.
    6. Ensured compliance with all railroad rules, procedures, and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
    7. Directed and coordinated railroad traffic, issue permits and authorities, monitor all rail movements and computerized records of all activities Know assigned territory and keep informed of changes in the physical characteristics.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA


Train Dispatcher Resume

Headline : Currently seeking a Train Dispatcher position that utilizes my experience and highly motivated personality. I have spent my entire professional career in the transportation industry, getting my start with UPS as a Belt Supervisor leading to my current position with ATI Flat Rolled Products as the Manager of International Logistics.

Skills : Account Management, Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Customer Service, Data Entry, Filing, Payroll, Benefits Administration, Scheduling, Hiring, Employee Relations, Employee Training, Employee Orientation, Financial Analysis, Powerpoint, Data Mining.

Description :

    1. Developed employees through performance evaluations.
    2. Provided coaching, feedback and guidance.
    3. Supervised employees and apply collective bargaining agreements, along with company policies, while managing crew issues, conducting investigations, recommending discipline and managing claims.
    4. Remotely applied and removed blocking devices.
    5. Planned in advance for smooth and effective movement of priority trains, trains containing hazardous material or restricted shipments, and meets/passes to avoid unnecessary delays.
    6. Maintained familiarity with scheduled trains, destinations, times of arrivals and departures.
    7. Communicated with personnel on weather or environmental conditions affecting train movement.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Train Dispatcher Resume

Headline : Over 20 years of experience within the transport and logistics industry, Transporting experience includes extensive practical knowledge of the transport and distribution of various products by rail, road and sea.

Skills : Experienced In Loading And Uploading Trucks, Pulling And Packing Orders . Driving Forklifts, Cherry Pickers And Pallet Jacks.

Description :

    1. Responsible for safe and efficient movement of trains and maintenance personnel throughout the rail network, prioritizing movements to minimize delay.
    2. Constantly monitored of train movement and conditions affecting their movement, taking immediate action when necessary.
    3. Promptly organized emergency personnel in an emergency situation, including medical, natural disasters, hazardous material, vehicle accidents and derailments.
    4. Issued track authority and information to trains and maintenance personnel through radio transmissions.
    5. Managed the day-to-day operation of the territory, terminals and crews to ensure on- time performance of trains to meet service commitments to customers.
    6. Maximized utilization of crews, locomotive and car fleet to control costs.
    7. Ensured train and engine employees, as well as other crafts, perform duties in a safe, efficient, and professional manner through operational monitoring and field presence.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Train Dispatcher Resume

Objective : Train Dispatcher is responsible for Communicating via telephone or radio with train crews, yard supervisory personnel, Maintenance of Way personnel and others regarding train movements and instructions, train orders and authorities, Coordinating pick-up and delivery of relief and expired crews for federal hours-of-service tie-ups.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Environmental Skills.

Description :

    1. Ensured compliance and report alleged violations of all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration.
    2. Directed and coordinated railroad traffic, issue permits and authorities, monitor all rail movements and computerized records of all activities.
    3. Know assigned territory and keep informed of changes in the physical characteristics.
    4. Maintained familiarity with scheduled trains, destinations, times of arrivals and departures.
    5. Communicated with personnel on weather or any environmental conditions affecting train movement.
    6. Coordinated movement of trains according to operating plan and customer needs.
    7. Remotely controlled track switches and traffic signals.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Train Dispatcher Resume

Summary : Train Dispatcher is responsible for Monitoring and adjusting the Computer Aided Dispatching (CAD) auto-routing system as indicated by conditions, inputting train delays, assuring movement of priority trains, aligning switches and adjusting signals not automatically generated, and coordinating the movement and protection of high/wide loads and special movements.

Skills : Microsoft Office (10+ years), Forklift Operator.

Description :

    1. Accountable for ensured safety of the freight rail operations and infrastructure by promoting efficient rail transportation of trains, rail cars and track equipment.
    2. Helped lead a balanced transportation system to contribute to a more stable work environment.
    3. Included promulgating and enforcing current rail safety regulations and standards pertaining to Operating Practices as outlined in the General Code of Operating Rules and Train Dispatcher's Manual.
    4. Complied with Federal laws, regulations and standards, as well as ensured that train crews and maintenance of way complied with all appropriate Federal rules.
    5. Sought corrections for unsafe conditions.
    6. Forecasted operational problems and made recommendations to railroad officers union leaders, and other government officials in the pursuit of process improvement.
    7. Demonstrated knowledge in the railroad industry, including economic and operating considerations and equipment; general safety and health principles and practices applicable to the railroad industry; hours of service, accident reporting, blue signal protection of workers, rear end markers, radio communication and rules, railroad employee qualifications.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
AAS In General Studies

Train Dispatcher Resume

Summary : To obtain Train Dispatcher position in which I can further my skills as a manager, Child Services worker in my field of study, dispatcher, mental health, claim agent, or air traffic controller.

Skills : Operations Management, Operations, Management.

Description :

    1. Dispatched the following types of territories, Computerized Traffic Control (CTC), Track Warrant Automatic Block Signaling (TWC-ABS), and Non-Signaled Track Warrant Control (TWC).
    2. Planned and coordinated train operations with yards and terminals on the division and adjoining divisions.
    3. Monitored train movements and keep dispatching priorities to keep trains on schedule.
    4. Adherenced to Federal Railroad Administration regulations, Hazardous Materials Information, and corporate policies.
    5. Investigated and preserved relevant facts concerning claims for incidents involving personal injury, property, or death.
    6. Evaluated, controlled, and negotiated fair and reasonable settlements of claims and lawsuits for eleven states.
    7. Assisted trial counsel in defending the company's interests in the event of litigation.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Human Services

Train Dispatcher Resume

Summary : Ambitious and energetic Train Dispatcher professional who is composed under pressure and easily gets along well with people at all levels. Possess excellent correspondence & communication skills (written and oral). Organised and highly attentive to detail, appreciates a professional approach and hard work, various skills and experience in contributing towards fulfilling the company's mission statement.

Skills : Microsoft Office, TCP/IP, Networking, PC Repair.

Description :

    1. Made SAFETY a priority in every way possible As a dispatcher, use CADS to safely operate a dispatching desk.
    2. Supervised train crews for safe and efficient movement.
    3. Supervised train dispatchers in safe operating practices and efficient movement of trains.
    4. Scheduled extra board train dispatchers to cover vacancies of regular train dispatchers.
    5. Scheduled extra board train dispatchers to train on other jobs for qualification purposes.
    6. Exhibited leadership skills in running a dispatching district and the entire Huntington West Division.
    7. Evaluated information to make the appropriate decisions, solve problems and see that issues are resolved according to rules and Procedural Instructional Manual (PIMS)
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associates In Information Systems

Train Dispatcher Resume

Summary : Decorated Train Dispatcher formally a non commissioned officer the US Army now working for CSX. Highly motivated to advance my foundation of ten years military service into higher levels of achievement in the private or public service sector.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management, Supervision, Aviation, Operations, Operations Management, Training & Development.

Description :

    1. Interpreted and applied operating and safety rules under the Federal Rail Road Administration (FRA), exercise good judgment, analyze problems and take corrective action when necessary.
    2. Identified and distinguished colors displayed on a video monitor and video display in order to read track labels, switch indicator lights and other safety sensitive indications.
    3. Communicated with personnel on conditions affecting train movement; Control track switches and traffic signals and apply and remove blocking devices; Keep travel records, logs and schedules.
    4. Issued Track Warrants via radio and telephone.
    5. Performed tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the Dispatcher's office.
    6. Communicated via telephone or radio with train crews, yard supervisory personnel, M/W personnel and others regarding train movements and instructions.
    7. Coordinated pick-up and relief for expired crews based on hours of service tie ups.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Chemistry

Train Dispatcher Resume

Headline : Hardworking, loyal and friendly individual with an ambition to succeed in any given environment. I love to learn and am always looking for new challenges. I perform well in team settings; though I also carry the drive to succeed independently. I am seeking a position where I can develop and excel while giving my best to my employer and fellow employees.

Skills : AS/400, Microsoft Office,McCloud Management Software, Microsoft Access.

Description :

    1. Directed and facilitated the movement of trains over Pocatello Idaho Territory in the Western Region Railroad operating division.
    2. Generated reports for improving the overall execution of organisational programs.
    3. Responsible for operating capabilities of locomotive power being used along with the safety of maintenance workers and cargo.
    4. Required to be aware of proper transportation of hazardous materials.
    5. Monitored train movement and conditions affecting movements (such as weather conditions, train crew availability, engine and equipment availability, track warrants/bulletins, general orders, timetables, and track and speed restrictions), taking indicated actions to assure safety and performance, and coordinating responses to unplanned events and emergency situations.
    6. Communicated via telephone or radio with train crews, yard supervisory personnel, Maintenance of Way personnel and others regarding train movements and instructions, train orders and authorities.
    7. Monitored train movement and conditions affecting movements, such as weather conditions, train crew availability.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED