Wednesday , March 22 2023

BNSF Jobs – Conductor Trainee

Website BNSF Railway

Job Description:

This position is responsible for safely switching railcars and safe train movement


Job Responsibilities:

  • Observe, interpret and relay hand, lantern, and other signals for train movement
  • Observe and monitor track conditions (e.g. broken rails, defective switches, weather-related problems)
  • Obtain and receive information and act on oral or written instructions by various communication devices
  • Operate track switches and derails to change train routing within yards or on road
  • Check switch points for proper alignment
  • Observe and report on passing train conditions
  • Inspect cars per federal regulations
  • Monitor and report daily work
  • Judge and control speed and clearance distance of cars
  • Switch, spot cars and determine train make-up
  • Climb on/off equipment, set/release hand brakes, couple/uncouple air hoses, remove/replace broken railcar knuckle, ride moving cars by holding onto grab irons or ladders

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to report for duty at the designated work location
  • Able to work safely in the above working conditions
  • Ability to climb ladders and get on/off equipment
  • Ability to work at various heights above the ground including on locomotives, railcars and other equipment
  • Ability to visually distinguish and differentiate colors on computer display screens
  • Ability to discriminate and differentiate between verbal and non-verbal sounds (signals, alarms, etc.) in the work environment
  • Ability to use hands and use hand tools to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling
  • At least 18 years of age, or will be by the start date listed above

Job Details:

Company: BNSF Railway

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Kearney, NE, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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