Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

Coordinate activities of switch-engine crew within railroad yard, industrial plant, or similar location. Conductors coordinate activities of train crew on passenger or freight trains. Yardmasters review train schedules and switching orders and coordinate activities of workers engaged in railroad traffic operations, such as the makeup or breakup of trains and yard switching.


Related Skills:

  • Coordination
  • Monitoring
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Listening

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Other Career Titles:

Conductor, Conductor and Engineer, Conductor, Freight, Conductor/Brakeman, Freight Conductor, Railroad Conductor, Train Master, Trainman, Yardmaster

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