Saturday , April 20 2024

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the coupling and uncoupling of cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy couplings or air brake hoses
  • Maintain awareness of surrounding area and suspicious activity to ensure rail safety
  • Be able to safely perform all job responsibilities
  • Ensure compliance with all train orders, signals, railroad and safety rules and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations
  • Read and understand bulletins, work orders, and switch lists
  • Inspect all equipment on cars prior to departures
  • Operate locomotive equipment through the use of remote control device
  • 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 post-offer medical examination, including a drug test
  • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb
  • This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement and membership is req.
  • Walk long distances over uneven terrain
  • Must pass all required assessments
  • Must be able to mount and dismount moving equipment
  • Must pass a background screening
  • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection
  • Frequent lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Must meet color vision and hearing requirements as described in FRA Regulations
  • Work in cramped, confined, enclosed, or awkward places
  • Advance to engineer position when required, based on seniority
  • Ride on the outside of rail equipment for long periods of time
  • Strict disciplinary policy regarding inability to report to work within proper time frame

Qualification & Experience:

  • One year verifiable work experience
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Experience working in a safety sensitive environment
  • One or more years of outside work exp (e.g. construction, heavy equipment op, farming,etc)

Job Details:

Company: CSX

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bluefield, WV, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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