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Objective: Seek the Position of Passenger Railroad Conductor
SUMMARY: Exceptionally talented and skillful Passenger Railroad Conductor with more than six years experience in coordinating and supervising the activities of passenger and freight train crew members.
Summary of Qualifications
Profound knowledge of the rail operating system and procedures.
Great eyesight and color vision.
Strong hearing, physical strength and stamina.
Exceptional ability to react quickly, calmly and correctly.
Profound concern for safety.
Remarkable knowledge of safety rules and regulations.
Exceptional ability to accept responsibility and work independently.
Profound ability to get along with co-workers and supervise other train crew.
Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with travelers.
Solid ability to perfectly communicate information and ideas in speaking and in writing so others will understand.
Remarkable ability to apply general rules to specific problems to come up with logical answers.
Sundown Transport Company, Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Passenger Railroad Conductor
Direct and instruct workers engaged in yard activities, such as switching track, coupling/uncoupling cars, and routing inbound/outbound traffic.
Coordinate crew activities to transport and provide boarding, porter, maid, and meal services to passengers.
Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of passenger and freight train crew members to ensure train operations are in accordance with schedule, train orders and code of operating rules.
Receive train orders and explain orders to brakemen/women, locomotive engineer and other crew members.
Communicate with train crew members by radio, signals or by other means to give and receive train operation information.
Collect fares on board passenger trains, announce approaching train stops and answer passenger enquiries.
Prepare train run reports.
Chart train movements to estimate arrival times.
Sundown Transport Company, Minneapolis, MN 2000 - 2002
Passenger Railroad Conductor Trainee
Signaled engineer to begin train run, stop train, or change speed, using radiotelephone, lantern, teletypewriter, or hand movement.
Reviewed schedules, switching orders, way bills, and shipping records to obtain cargo loading and unloading information.
Observed yard traffic to determine tracks available to accommodate inbound and outbound traffic.
Instructed workers to set warning signals in front and rear of train during emergency stops to warn oncoming trains.
Conferred with traffic control personnel, engineer, and other workers engaged in transporting freight to receive and convey instructions.
Observed and communicated with passengers and instructed workers to regulate air-conditioning, lighting, and heating to ensure passenger safety and comfort.
Observed lights on panelboard to monitor location of trains.
Operated controls to electrically activate track switches and traffic signals.
Collected tickets, fares, and passes from passengers, answered questions concerning train rules, regulations, and schedules, and provided destination information.
Inspected freight cars for compliance with sealing procedures, records car and corresponding seal number, and confirmed route and destination information.
Verified accuracy of timekeeping instruments with engineer to assure station departure time complied with timetable schedules.
Recorded departure and arrival times, messages, tickets and revenue collected, and passenger accommodations and destinations.
Documented and prepared reports of accidents, unscheduled stops, or delays at completion of train run.