Train Engineer Resume Samples

A Train Engineer is responsible for driving passengers or freight trains between stations. Typical duties listed on the Train Engineer Resume are – monitoring instruments such as air pressure, speed, and battery use; operating the train using a variety of controls, communicating with dispatchers on schedule changes and delays; communicating with traffic control center staff, using controls such as air brakes or throttles; inspecting locomotive, diagnosing minor breakdowns, performing minor service and maintenance, reporting major mechanical malfunctions, coordinating with associated departments, ensuring the logbooks and procedures manuals are located in the driver’s cab, and preparing reports to explain unscheduled stops, and signalling problems.

To become a good Train Engineer, one needs to have the following skills – excellent mechanical and electrical skills, good problem-solving skills, the ability to work both as a part of the team and alone, good communication skills, an understanding of industry quality standards, and a good level of fitness, and good color vision. A relevant engineering degree is commonplace among job applicants.

 

Train Engineer Resume example

Train Engineer Resume

Objective : Over 30 years of broad experience in the above areas, with emphasis in computer skills and various types of office equipment. Effective as an administrative legal secretary capable of handling all aspects of litigation. Dealing with a large volume of commuters, sales and customer relations for transportation customers.

Skills : CPR Certified, Enthusiastic Developer Of Good Relations With Clients, Energetic Work Attitude And Customer Service Oriented, Efficient Track Record Of Making Great Sales, MS Windows/Power Point/Excel Proficient, Emergency Situation Trained.

Description :

    1. Ensured safe, on-time/on-plan train operation and movement in compliance with company and Federal rules and instructions.
    2. Noted that the description is generic and represents a composite across like position assignments.
    3. Analyzed and troubleshooted problems to identify solutions or alternatives. 
    4. Monitored the situation, environment, and gauges to gather information and take appropriate action (requires ability to recognize sounds and changes in sounds and requires color vision.
    5. Able to detect and interpret visual stimuli, day and night, at near and far distances, including hand signals, printed material text, and the speed and distance of moving objects). Responsible for train operation and movement.
    6. Operated locomotive equipment including through the use of a remote control device. 
    7. Performed hostler operations of operating locomotives between various shop locations, service tracks and switching areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate In Windows


Train Engineer Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Train Engineer 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 : ArcGIS, SPSS, FFT2 - Type 2 Firefighter.

Description :

    1. Responsible for operating and maintaining two full size steam engine trains that have been operating for over 40 years; since the park opened in the 70s.
    2. Worked in the engine, the fireman and the engineer.
    3. Kept the fire going to create more steam and makes sure the water-level in the tank is not too low or too high.
    4. Responsible for operating the train, which includes throttling and braking.
    5. Along with teamwork being required, quick thinking is also important.
    6. Responsible for making sure that station gets to the station.
    7. Mechanical skills and customer service are also crucial skills utilized by this position.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Geography


Train Engineer Resume

Headline : Energetic, friendly, and a dependable demeanor when working with customers, committed in a professional work setting. Ability to quickly identify emergency situations and react appropriately; assisting persons during emergency evacuations as needed.

Skills : ArcGIS, SPSS, FFT2 - Type 2 Firefighter.

Description :

    1. Performed inspections on the locomotive before and after runs.
    2. Safely operated the train between stations.
    3. Identified obstructions and giving warning signals at track crossings.
    4. Monitored on-board meters and gauges including air pressure, battery charge, amperage, and train speed.
    5. Communicated with traffic control concerning stops, oncoming trains, and delays.
    6. Troubleshooted minor breakdowns.
    7. Performed basic locomotive maintenance when required.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            BS

            Train Engineer Resume

            Headline : Train Engineers are responsible for driving passenger or freight trains between stations. Drive diesel-electric engines as well as those powered by electricity and battery.

            Skills : Knowledge of mechanical and Electrical locomotive systems.

            Description :

              1. Communicated with passengers about delays and unscheduled stops.
              2. Ensured logbooks and manuals are correctly stowed in the cabin.
              3. Completed reports on delays and breakdowns.
              4. Communicated with traffic control center staff via radio to receive or issue information concerning oncoming trains, delays or stops.
              5. Used controls, such as air brakes or throttles, to drive turbine-electric or diesel-electric locomotives; monitor meters or gauges that calculate amperage, speed, air pressure or battery charge.
              6. Applied knowledge of territory, including grades, terrain, curves and grade crossings, to operate train safely and give warning signals; observe track to identify obstructions and anticipate operating issues.
              7. Inspected locomotive, before and after runs, in terms of company and Federal Railroad Administration-required tests and checks; follow all local, state and federal regulations in terms of safety.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    5-7 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    GED

                    Train Engineer Resume

                    Headline : As a Train Engineer, responsible for inspecting the locomotive before and after use, safely operating the train between stations, and communicating with traffic control.

                    Skills : Basic mechanical skills, Excellent diagnostic skills.

                    Description :

                      1. Diagnosed minor breakdowns and perform minor service and maintenance when required.
                      2. Reported major mechanical malfunctions and coordinate with associated departments to correct safety and mechanical issues as needed.
                      3. Communicated with train passengers about unscheduled delays, stops and any safety concerns.
                      4. Ensured that logbooks and procedure manuals are located in the drivers cab for use by staff.
                      5. Prepared reports to properly explain unscheduled stops, delays, signaling problems or accidents.
                      6. Operated locomotives in compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
                      7. Stayed alert and vigilant in a 24/7 transportation environment.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        5-7 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        GED

                        Train Engineer Resume

                        Headline : As a Train Engineer, coordinate and control train movements will ensure that our customers enjoy a smooth and comfortable ride to their destination.

                        Skills : Good problem-solving and Communication skills.

                        Description :

                          1. Communicated effectively with all members of locomotive crew to ensure safe and efficient train movement.
                          2. Maintained records on repairs or modifications performed on locomotive cars.
                          3. Built new engines and carriages.
                          4. Fitted out new carriages with upholstery, lighting, control panels and communication systems.
                          5. Inspected bodywork, roofs and under-carriages for wear and tear or damage.
                          6. Repaired or replaced parts.
                          7. Made new parts.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    5-7 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Executive
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    NORAC

                                    Train Engineer Resume

                                    Headline : As a Train Engineer or Rail Engineering Technician, build and service the mechanical and electrical systems on train engines and rolling stock.

                                    Skills : Knowledge of mechanical inspection procedures.

                                    Description :

                                      1. Carried out regular maintenance checks on systems such as brakes and couplings.
                                      2. Taken apart and testing mechanical, electrical and pneumatic systems.
                                      3. Wrote reports and updating maintenance records.
                                      4. Used a variety of controls to operate the train.
                                      5. Monitored speed, air pressure, battery use and other instruments to ensure the train runs efficiently.
                                      6. Collaborated with other railroad workers and train conductors to ensure the train remains on schedule.
                                      7. Observed tracks for obstructions.
                                                  Years of Experience
                                                  Experience
                                                  5-7 Years
                                                  Experience Level
                                                  Level
                                                  Executive
                                                  Education
                                                  Education
                                                  Diploma

                                                  Train Engineer Resume

                                                  Headline : As a Train Engineer, responsible for providing insight and technical engineering expertise on railway projects and systems such as traction power, train and traffic signal controls, fare collection, rail vehicles and more.

                                                  Skills : Excellent Mechanical and Electrical skills.

                                                  Description :

                                                    1. Checked the mechanical conditions of trains and making adjustments when necessary.
                                                    2. Documented any issues with the train that may require further inspection.
                                                    3. Communicated with dispatchers for information regarding delays or schedule changes.
                                                    4. Conferred with conductors or traffic control center personnel via radiophones to issue or receive information concerning stops, delays, or oncoming trains.
                                                    5. Inspected locomotives to verify adequate fuel, sand, water, and other supplies before each run, and to check for mechanical problems.
                                                    6. Interpreted train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations that govern the operation of locomotives.
                                                    7. Monitored gauges and meters that measure speed, amperage, battery charge, and air pressure in brake lines and in main reservoirs.
                                                              Years of Experience
                                                              Experience
                                                              5-7 Years
                                                              Experience Level
                                                              Level
                                                              Executive
                                                              Education
                                                              Education
                                                              Drivers License

                                                              Train Engineer Resume

                                                              Headline : Train Engineers ensure the safe operation of freight and passenger trains by inspecting it before use as well as safely driving the train during operation. Drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas-turbine-electric locomotives to transport passengers or freight. Interpret train orders, electronic or manual signals, and railroad rules and regulations.

                                                              Skills : Good English and Maths skills.

                                                              Description :

                                                                1. Observed tracks to detect obstructions.
                                                                2. Operated locomotives to transport freight or passengers between stations, and to assemble and disassemble trains within rail yards.
                                                                3. Received starting signals from conductors, then move controls such as throttles and air brakes to drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas-turbine-electric locomotives.
                                                                4. Called out train signals to assistants in order to verify meanings.
                                                                5. Checked to ensure that brake examination tests are conducted at shunting stations.
                                                                6. Checked to ensure that documentation, including procedure manuals and logbooks, is in the driver cab and available for staff use.
                                                                7. Drove diesel-electric rail-detector cars to transport rail-flaw-detecting machines over tracks.

                                                              Years of Experience
                                                              Experience
                                                              5-7 Years
                                                              Experience Level
                                                              Level
                                                              Executive
                                                              Education
                                                              Education
                                                              Civil Engineering

                                                              Train Engineer Resume

                                                              Headline : Train Engineers operate large trains that carry cargo or passengers to different stations on a planned route. Familiar with the cargo, schedule and route for each trip in order to make sure the train operates smoothly and on time.

                                                              Skills : Good eyesight, Normal color vision and Good hearing.

                                                              Description :

                                                                1. Inspected locomotives after runs to detect damaged or defective equipment.
                                                                2. Monitored train loading procedures to ensure that freight and rolling stock are loaded or unloaded without damage.
                                                                3. Prepared reports regarding any problems encountered, such as accidents, signaling problems, unscheduled stops, or delays.
                                                                4. Responded to emergency conditions or breakdowns, following applicable safety procedures and rules.
                                                                5. Safely operated passenger and freight trains.
                                                                6. Monitored locomotive controls and readings and make adjustments.
                                                                7. Communicated with dispatchers about track and environmental conditions, scheduling or route changes.
                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                      Experience
                                                                      5-7 Years
                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                      Level
                                                                      Executive
                                                                      Education
                                                                      Education
                                                                      Mechanical Engineering