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Objective: Seek the Position of Locomotive Engineer
SUMMARY: Exceptionally gifted, knowledgeable and resourceful Locomotive Engineer with over six years experience in performing a variety of tasks related to the operations of the steam and gas locomotives, speeder train, and several rail cars; maintaining and repairing rail related equipment; performing minor servicing and maintenance on service vehicles and facility equipment.
Summary of Qualifications
Strong knowledge of steam locomotive operations.
Exceptional knowledge of internal combustion locomotive operations.
Profound knowledge and experience in the maintenance and repair of air brake systems, hydraulic equipment.
Thorough knowledge and experience of the repair of boilers and plumbing and pipe fitting as it relates to boilers.
Remarkable knowledge and experience in maintenance and repair of a wide range of equipment; operating of the same.
Profound skill and ability to operate steam and gasoline recreational railway on 2.4 km (1.5 miles) of narrow gauge (3 foot) track.
Uncommon ability and experience in the safe usage of mechanical hand and electrical tools and equipment.
Uncommon ability to deal and communicate effectively both orally and in writing and to deal courteously, tactfully and diplomatically with other employees and the general public.
Huge ability to maintain rail and mechanical equipment.
In-depth ability to design and fabricate parts for heritage equipment.
Remarkable ability to repair and maintain small engines.
Deep knowledge and experience in heritage conservation principles and practices.
Randel Engineering Works Inc., Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Operate Steam, Gas Locomotives and Speeder trains.
Perform maintenance and safety check prior to train and passenger car use.
Perform coupling and brake tests.
Adhere to safety standards.
Perform minor adjustments and servicing including oiling, greasing, fuelling prior to daily use.
Perform maintenance and repair to all equipment including steam, gas, speeder, passenger cars, flat car used for rail ties, dump cars and side dump-cars used for track upgrading and repair.
Perform maintenance and repair of operational artifacts and equipment, including gasoline, diesel, and steam equipment in the museum collection.
Participate in acquisition of vehicles and equipment.
Perform maintenance and repair of shop equipment and tools.
Prepare condition reports including time and material cost estimates, as required.
Participate in the regular maintenance and improvement of the existing track.
Participate in the regular inventory of tools and equipment; make recommendations for disposal and/or replacement
Responsible for the inventory, service records, maintenance, and service of non-rail operational equipment owned or on loan to the company.
Participate in the minor servicing or maintenance on service vehicles and equipment.
Fabricate part replacements for locomotives and passenger cars, rolling stock.
Participate in the fabricating of equipment such as, stands, signposts, orientation and tree signage, trail designation signs and the company's operating mill.
Make wooden patterns for required parts; machine to fit.
Provide comment and recommendations on short and long range planning activities for the company.
Participates on committees, task forces, or special projects as requested.
Perform other related duties.
Randel Engineering Works Inc., Minneapolis, MN 2000 - 2002
Locomotive Engineer Trainee (under supervision)
Drove electric, diesel-electric, and gas-turbine-electric locomotive, interpreting train orders, train signals, and railroad rules and regulations, to transport passengers or freight.
Inspected locomotive before run to verify specified fuel, sand, water, and other supplies.
Synchronized watch with that of conductor, passenger car or conductor, road freight to ensure departure time from station or terminal was in accordance with time schedule.
Received starting signal from conductor, passenger car or conductor, road freight and moved controls, such as throttle and airbrakes to drive locomotive.
Interpreted train orders, train signals, and railroad rules and regulations to drive locomotive, following safety regulations and time schedule.
Called out train signals to firer, locomotive for verification of meaning to avoid errors in interpretation.
Conferred with conductor, road freight or traffic control center personnel via radiophone to issue or receive information or instructions concerning stops, delays, or oncoming trains.
Observed track to detect obstructions.
Inspected locomotive after run to detect damaged or defective equipment.
Prepared reports to explain accidents, unscheduled stops, or delays.
Lubricated moving parts of locomotive.
Drove diesel-electric rail-detector car to transport rail-flaw-detecting machine over railroad.
Current Steam Locomotive Engineer Certificate Current Internal Combustion Locomotive Engineer Certificate
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering University of New York (2000)