Sunday , April 14 2024

CSX Jobs – 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:

  • Comprehend color and/or hand signals and systems
  • Receive and transmit information by radio and telephone
  • Ensure compliance with all train orders, signals, railroad and safety rules and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations
  • Work with customers to ensure accurate movement and placement of cars; delivers excellent customer service by identifying customer needs and meeting or exceeding expectations
  • 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
  • Operate locomotive equipment through the use of remote control device
  • Be able to safely perform all job responsibilities
  • Maintain awareness of surrounding area and suspicious activity to ensure rail safety
  • Inspect all equipment on cars prior to departures
  • Quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions

Job Requirements:

  • Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol
  • Must pass all required assessments
  • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection
  • Walk long distances over uneven terrain
  • Must meet color vision and hearing requirements as described in FRA Regulations
  • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb
  • Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, or safety-toe boots
  • Complete annual training and pass safety rules examinations
  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
  • Must be able to mount and dismount moving equipment
  • Must be able to safely report to work within two hours of being notified to report in
  • Work in cramped, confined, enclosed, or awkward places
  • Work hours are based on seniority, new hires primarily work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Frequent lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work
  • Ride on the outside of rail equipment for long periods of time

Qualification & Experience:

  • One year verifiable work experience
  • At least 18 years old
  • One or more years of outside work exp (e.g. construction, heavy equipment op, farming,etc)
  • Experience working in a safety sensitive environment

Job Details:

Company: CSX

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Beckley, WV, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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