Thursday , September 28 2023

CSX Railroad 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:

  • Ensure compliance with all train orders, signals, railroad and safety rules and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations
  • Inspect all equipment on cars prior to departures
  • 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
  • Review instructions from dispatchers and other transportation employees, and discuss with locomotive engineer
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager
  • Work with customers to ensure accurate movement and placement of cars; delivers excellent customer service by identifying customer needs and meeting or exceeding expectations
  • Comprehend color and/or hand signals and systems
  • Assist with the coupling and uncoupling of cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy couplings or air brake hoses
  • Receive and transmit information by radio and telephone
  • Maintain awareness of surrounding area and suspicious activity to ensure rail safety

Job Requirements:

  • Must meet color vision and hearing requirements as described in FRA Regulations
  • Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including a drug test
  • Experience working in a safety sensitive environment
  • Ability to read and comprehend all instructions including operating rules, bulletins, regulatory documents and other written communications
  • Advance to engineer position when required, based on seniority
  • One year verifiable work experience
  • Frequent lifting up to 80 lbs
  • Must be able to mount and dismount moving equipment
  • Work in cramped, confined, enclosed, or awkward places
  • Complete annual training and pass safety rules examinations
  • Work hours are based on seniority, new hires primarily work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol
  • Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, or safety-toe boots
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to safely report to work within two hours of being notified to report in
  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
  • One or more years of outside work exp. (e.g. construction, heavy equipment op, farming, etc.)
  • Walk long distances over uneven terrain
  • Ride on the outside of rail equipment for long periods of time
  • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb
  • Must pass all required assessments
  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work
  • Strict disciplinary policy regarding inability to report to work within proper time frame
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Must pass a background screening
  • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection
  • This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement and membership is req.

Job Details:

Company: CSX

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Connellsville, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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