Sunday , January 29 2023

Jobs at CSX – Freight Conductor

Website CSX

Job Description:

A conductor’s primary responsibility is to safely coordinate train crews on a freight train, place rail cars to facilitate loading and unloading, and makeup/breakdown trains in a rail yard, customer facility or similar locations.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Be able to safely perform all job responsibilities
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager
  • Quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions
  • Operate locomotive equipment through the use of remote control device
  • Review instructions from dispatchers and other transportation employees, and discuss with locomotive engineer
  • Assist with the coupling and uncoupling of cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy couplings or air brake hoses
  • Read and understand bulletins, work orders, and switch lists
  • Maintain awareness of surrounding area and suspicious activity to ensure rail safety
  • Inspect all equipment on cars prior to departures
  • Ensure compliance with all train orders, signals, railroad and safety rules and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations
  • Comprehend color and/or hand signals and systems
  • Work with customers to ensure accurate movement and placement of cars; delivers excellent customer service by identifying customer needs and meeting or exceeding expectations
  • Receive and transmit information by radio and telephone

Job Requirements:

  • Must pass a background screening
  • Must be able to safely report to work within two hours of being notified to report in
  • Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol
  • Ride on the outside of rail equipment for long periods of time
  • Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
  • Must meet color vision and hearing requirements as described in FRA Regulations
  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work
  • Ability to read and comprehend all instructions including operating rules, bulletins, regulatory documents and other written communications
  • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb
  • Work in cramped, confined, enclosed, or awkward places
  • Must pass all required assessments
  • Strict disciplinary policy regarding inability to report to work within proper time frame
  • Advance to engineer position when required, based on seniority
  • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection
  • Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications)
  • Complete annual training and pass safety rules examinations
  • Walk long distances over uneven terrain
  • Work hours are based on seniority, new hires primarily work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • One year verifiable work experience
  • Must be able to mount and dismount moving equipment
  • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
  • At least 18 years old

Job Details:

Company: CSX

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Montgomery, AL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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