Trainmaster Resume Samples

A Trainmaster is responsible for communicating with management and train crews within their respective yard to manage and ensure the safe, on-time operations of all trains. The job description and duties are listed on the Trainmaster Resume as – conducting efficiency and proficiency tests for train crews, and safety-related activities; safely seeing the arrival and departure of trains in and out of the terminal, answering to calls on the radio, or directing trains, helping yard personnel, and making sure trains are operating safely and on-time.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – high level of alertness and attention; highly organized and decisive, the ability to communicate well, strong hand-eye coordination skills, situational awareness, and knowledge of using related communication systems and devices. A diploma or a high school degree is mandatory, as on-the-job training is provided, further qualifications may not be necessary.

Trainmaster Resume example

Trainmaster Resume

Objective : Motivated professional with years of experience leading teams and individuals in high-speed, customer-focused atmospheres with a strong emphasis on work place safety, providing feedback and accountability, Communicating with DTO, STO, Division Managers, Trainmasters, Dispatchers, Engineering and Mechanical Departments, Customers, Yardmasters, Crew Caller and employees to be the safest most progressive North American railroad, relentless in the pursuit of customer and employee excellence.

Skills : Computer, Electrical, Budgeting.

Description :

    1. Managed for steady improvement in safety of all T&E employees.
    2. Performed safety observations, collecting safety performance data, conducting safety, and operating rules classes.
    3. Performed regular efficiency and operational tests, documenting performance, and submitting data promptly and accurately.
    4. Reviewed performance of T&E employees and identifying areas for improvement.
    5. Monitored train crew performance daily.
    6. Used reward and discipline to create desired behavior.
    7. Recruited and developed future leaders through coaching, training, skill enhancement, and performance feedback.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's


Trainmaster Resume

Summary : Trainmaster is responsible for the safety of 100 employees on a daily basis, Providing support in investigating accidents and injuries to determine the cause and took appropriate action to minimize future occurrences, responsible for classification of yard operations, including proper processing of cars and on-time train operation.

Skills : Problem Solving, Project Planning And Coordination, Personnel And Team Management, Unsurpassed Work Ethic, Communication, Cost Reduction Strategies, Process Improvement, Logistics Management, Time Management, Oral And Written.

Description :

    1. Galesburg IL Supervised and coordinated the activities of train crews.
    2. Received oral or written instructions from Manager or Customer indicating which cars are to be switched.
    3. Notified engineer of switching orders and, whereby, which cars are to be moved to specified locations of yard, using radio, telephone, verbal or hand signals.
    4. Gave instructions to throw track switches and to couple and uncouple cars.
    5. Managed cars online through various RMI reports.
    6. Ensured daily train lists are accurate as generated by the customer service department, and accurate as completed by the train crews within his/her territory.
    7. Ensured all reporting is done accurately and timely, including daily crew work sheets and weekly operational reporting.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Management


Trainmaster Resume

Summary : Have over 10 years of management experience supervising in both union and non-union environments. I have had as few as 35 direct reports and as many as 306. In addition I have a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management and have obtained my certification in the field (SHRM-CP). I am seeking a company who values my experience in management and is willing to afford me an opportunity in Human Resources.

Skills : Excel, Management Experience, Microsoft Word, Labor Relations, Performance Management, Quality Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the management and supervision of conductors, engineers, and other train and engine employees within a 3 state region.
    2. Responsible for managing and overseeing a team on both emergency and non-emergency projects.
    3. Assisted and oversaw managing any environmental services, deploying correct resources for the job, reporting back to division manager and leadership about progress.
    4. Responsible for the care and handling of media and press for all safety/derailment issues.
    5. Deployed to customer sites for emergencies 24/7/365 and ensure deployment of correct crew/team.
    6. Assisted and enforced development, implementation, and administering of site safety plans and rules.
    7. Performed regular efficiency and operational tests, document performance, and submit data promptly and accurately.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Trainmaster Resume

Objective : Trainmaster is Reducing manpower cost by 3% by reducing need for overtime and excess job by streamlining switching operations, Reducing car dwell time to goal by restructuring outside assignment jobs to allow processing of cars prior to build of outbound trains, Reducing our injury frequency from 12th in the system to 4th through helping implement safety programs that inspire the commitment to safety from the crew base.

Skills : Ms Office Suite, Outlook,& SharePoint, TMS i2, MS Office, Lean TPS.

Description :

    1. Managed all rail operations for Clairton Coke Works, Fisher Body plant and U.S.Steel Irvin Works.
    2. Proposed plans, scheduled, motivated and directed all phases of short and long-term operations.
    3. Planned and scheduled service requirements with U. Steel plant superintendents.
    4. Addressed and determined disciplinary action of existing agreements not in compliance with company rules and regulations.
    5. Oversaw all track labor on the Main Line.
    6. Determined and adhered to all freight schedules avoiding delays.
    7. Explored and interrogated factors involved in derailments and determined cause.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Trainmaster Resume

Summary : Management experience in coal mining, rail, logistics, budgeting, manpower, Information systems, operations, and customer service. Motivated, analytical, and creative in the utilization of management concepts. Adapting at managing a variety of tasks and heavy schedules. Communicating well at all levels and effective in creating a team that achieves timely results.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Risk Management, Crucial Conversations.

Description :

    1. Assisted in implementing policy and the execution of the operating plan.
    2. Supervised TY&E employees and plan daily train and switching operations consistent with safety and efficiency.
    3. Conducted operations tests and safety meetings.
    4. Monitored and controlled costs to meet goals.
    5. Investigated of accidents and injuries.
    6. Insured compliance with CSX's equal employment policies, safety and operating rules, schedule agreements, and Government regulations.
    7. Maintained a 92% average right car right train.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate In Railroad Conductor

Trainmaster Resume

Objective : Trainmaster with 5 years of experience i Effectively eliminating excess trains by consolidation of traffic reducing operating cost and yard congestion, Spearheading installation of solar track clearance lights improving safety dramatically, Increasing car processing volume by 12% in my first 90 days.

Skills : Customer Service, Sales, Customer Interface.

Description :

    1. Terminal Trainmaster Developed and implemented an aggressive safety action plan regarding area terminal operations.
    2. Directly supervised Train and Engine employees, Clerks and Yardmasters.
    3. Performed safety observations and continually increase knowledge of all safety and operating rules.
    4. Investigated activities related to derailments and other accidents that cause service disruptions.
    5. Responsible for oversight of crude oil shipments in a assigned region.
    6. Conducted thorough investigations and reports of railroad related fatalities.
    7. Implemented plans to determine case and ensure future train accident prevention.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Industrial Technology

Trainmaster Resume

Headline : To obtain a position as a Trainmaster with a growing and leading company where my experience as a railroad operations manager will assist in delivering freight and/or vehicles damage-free and on time, Managing approximately 350 employees in 3 terminal and 180 miles of track, Assessing organizational needs and restructured job responsibilities to improve the department's effectiveness.

Skills : Excellent Communication , Ability To Work Under.

Description :

    1. Developed and communicated daily tactical plans for conductors and engineers for daily assignments on my assigned territory.
    2. Provided resources to achieve the top service to customers with on time deliveries.
    3. Worked with an operating plan to stay under budget each year and try to find ways to reduce cost.
    4. Performed frequent safety railroad inspections of operational employees working in rail yards switching non hazardous and hazardous material cars, using proper radio communication and operating rules when giving directions.
    5. Observed and monitored employees working on tracks, performing maintenance and repairs on signals and rail cars.
    6. Attended customer meetings with representatives from sales and marketing and go over business numbers to ensure we continue proper service to maintain their business levels.
    7. Investigated all accidents and derailments and provide detail reports for management and FRA officials explaining probable cause of the derailment and ways to prevent further accidents.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Criminal Justice

Trainmaster Resume

Headline : Driven to exceed sales goals and build long-term relationships with customers. Create a positive experience through high-quality customer care. Strong problem solving skills Great with people Hazmat certified Computer proficient Planning and organizing skills Conflict resolution Client acquisition Customer service.

Skills : Key Performance Indicator Development, Performance.

Description :

    1. Assisted in implementing policy and the execution of the operating plan.
    2. Supervised TY&E employees working in the Bakersfield rail yard and plan daily train and switching operations consistent with safety and efficiency.
    3. Conducted operations tests and job safety briefings.
    4. Developed continuous improvement processes to assist with controlling costs to meet budget goals.
    5. Investigated accidents and injuries.
    6. Insured compliance with BNSF's equal employment policies, safety and operating rules, scheduled labor agreements, and government regulations.
    7. Increased Originating Train Performance 22% by streamlining the build & departure process.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Trainmaster Resume

Summary : Responsible and organized chemical engineer, possessing strong leadership, technical and analytical skills; looking for an opportunity to utilize my engineering degree accompanied with prior work experience to bring value to an organization, Reported to the Terminal Superintendent of Operations with responsibility for switching operations, customer service, crew management, operating budgets, hiring of employees and environmental compliance.

Skills : Ms Office Suite, Outlook, Lean Manufacturing, Employee Training, Teamwork, Collaboration, Human Resources.

Description :

    1. Managed transportation operation for the Illinois & Midland Railroad, with 25 employees that included trainmen, transportation coordinators, and clerks.
    2. Responsible for meeting existing customer's rail service needs.
    3. Ensured department stayed within operation budget.
    4. Responsible for managing the safety performance within department.
    5. Coordinated with Class 1 and Short-Line railroad partners to improved operation efficiency for interchange.
    6. Conducted efficiency and operating tests.
    7. Performed Federal random drug/alcohol tests for transportation and engineering employees.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Trainmaster Resume

Summary : A dedicated Trainmaster professional with over ten years experience as a leader and manager in transportation, logistics, sales, product, and project management. I have specialized in quality control, efficiency, and maximizing profits through employee recognition, safety, education, and efficient control of company assets. I am now seeking to contribute my expertise, skills, and experience to your team.

Skills : Change Management, Employee development, Cost reduction, Productivity improvements, MBA in Leadership Studies.

Description :

    1. Successfully supervised over one-hundred employees while keeping safety at a maximum standard and maintain a budget of 2.5 million dollars a month.
    2. Managed over eighty miles of railroad and ensured production was at the highest levels at all times.
    3. Managed the scheduling of trains and local work to prevent failures and to fit customers' needs.
    4. Worked with sales and marketing to set prices and acquire new customers.
    5. Compiled and distributed information to yardmasters and assistants to organize and track shipments according to destination and region.
    6. Managed the scheduling of trains and local work to prevent failures and to fit customers' needs.
    7. Worked with sales and marketing to set prices and acquire new customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Administration