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Objective: Seek the Position of Locomotive Firer
SUMMARY: Remarkably talented and energetic Locomotive Firer with over four years experience in monitoring locomotive instruments and watching for dragging equipment, obstacles on rights-of-way, and train signals during run; watching for and relaying traffic signals from yard workers to yard engineer in railroad yard.
Summary of Qualifications
Remarkable knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by rail including its relative costs, advantages, and limitations.
Great knowledge of technical and mechanical procedures and strong interest in operating machinery.
Profound ability to be alert for long periods of time, even while alone.
Exceptional sharp eyesight, color vision and strong physical fitness.
Uncommon ability to react quickly, calmly and correctly.
Exceptional concern for safety, knowledge of safety rules and regulations.
In-depth ability to accept responsibility and work independently.
Uncommon ability to get along with co-workers.
Remarkable manual dexterity and mechanical aptitude.
Randel Engineering Works Inc., Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Observe oil, temperature, and pressure gauges on dashboard to ascertain if engine is operating safely and efficiently.
Observe track from left side of locomotive to detect obstructions on tracks.
Observe train signals along route and verify their meaning for engineer.
Observe train as it goes around curves to detect dragging equipment and smoking journal boxes.
Observe signal from workers in rear of train and relay information to engineer.
Signal other workers to set brakes and to throw track switches when switching cars from train to way stations.
Inspect locomotive to detect damaged or worn parts.
Inventory supplies, such as fuel, water, and sand, to ensure safe, efficient operation during run.