Conductor Job Description

Conductor Job Description

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Conductor provides detailed planning for test operations, range & asset scheduling, and pre and post-test logistics to successfully execute all Government provided test plans.

Conductor Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective conductor job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included conductor job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Observe, interprets, and relays arm, lantern, or radio signals and all other indications affecting movement of a train
Follows the lists of work, respecting the order of those cars (block the trains)
Prepares required daily reports and switch lists, manually or with a computer by filling out forms
Follows and complies with the various rules, railroad safety procedure and standards of the FRA
Interacts with the railway authorities
Supervises the loading and unloading of the vehicle
Responsible for the cleaning, lubrication and minor repairs of the truck
Acts as assistant storekeeper in the warehouse area or with system transactions, as needed
Supports all programs and initiatives in the areas of health, safety , environmental and quality
Supports all programs and initiatives related to the code of ethics values ​​and beliefs of Nypro

Conductor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Conductor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CFR, DE, II, IAT, DOD, FAA, FRA

Education for Conductor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the conductor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Education, Engineering, Science, Technology, Mathematics, Math, Technical, General Education, Aviation, Physics

Skills for Conductor

Desired skills for conductor include:

Signals
Railroad Operating Rules
Railroad Operating RulesPost secondary education
Experience with System Test & Operations Language
Experience with Advanced Spacecraft Integration & System Test software
ARINC-429
IEE-1394
Test equipment
Aircraft ground support
Mission systems

Desired experience for conductor includes:

Recognizing sounds or changes in sunds
Reach/handle/finger/feel
Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb
Must meet color vision and hearing requirements as described in the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Regulations
Qualified conductor (asset) + Qualified on Canadian Operating Rules (CROR)
Responsible for adherence to the Lean process as the team-level coach and fosters an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement

Conductor Examples

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Conductor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of conductor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for conductor
  • Collaborate with facility personnel on coordinating railcar movements
  • Assist with lining switches, coupling/uncoupling railcars, connecting/disconnecting air hoses, applying/release handbrakes
  • Inspect locomotives before each tour of duty
  • Perform periodic locomotive maintenance, including adding/changing engine oil, sand and water, lubricating bearings, inspecting/replacing worn electric motor brushes within locomotive, changing filters
  • Inspect railcars for mechanical defects, record findings, and estimate repair costs, or perform basic repairs
  • Perform track repair/maintenance work, including replacing ties, rails, bolts, spikes, and ballast
  • Operate various heavy machinery, including locomotives, trackmobile, backhoe, excavator, skidsteer, forklifts
  • Prepare accurate reports as required by the Company, FRA, and other railroad governing agencies
  • Operate track switches (visually checks switch condition and direction) to change the direction of the engine or cars within yard limits or on the main railroad
  • Read and understands the book of rules, timetables, bulletins, train orders, waybills, placards, safety instructions, and other written or printed material
Qualifications for conductor
  • Responsible for removing impediments and blockers from the team and upkeep systems to support metrics
  • Participates in Decomposition meetings to reach a shared understanding of requirements and captures required information for Delivery Teams to begin work
  • Creates initial stories for impacted delivery teams and works with team members to write story Acceptance Criteria
  • Manage the handovers of a feature between the different teams and promptly raises and resolves any issue
  • Protects the team from outside influences and unauthorized sources of intake
  • Train and guide members working on lean processes to improve metrics such as Lead/Cycle time
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Conductor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a conductor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for conductor
  • Partners to communicate status and escalate issues and risks that the team cannot solve themselves
  • Maintains ALM (CA Agile Central) data to ensure that the team’s progress is highly visible to stakeholders
  • Ensures teams adhere to processes and best practices while looking for opportunities for improvement that increase efficiencies and reduce waste
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of team dynamics and performance
  • Ability to work in a 24/7 work environment and in outdoor working conditions
  • Qualified conductor (asset)
Qualifications for conductor
  • Help the team meet its goals and coordinate activities with other teams
  • Ensure constant application of team agreements, procedures and policies
  • Provide better visibility and transparency to the requesting team on priorities and progress
  • To establish and communicate SLAs by service offerings and program level Classes of Service
  • Removes impediments so that teams can focus on delivery
  • Facilitates team meetings including
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Conductor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of conductor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for conductor
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and federal and state regulations
  • Ability to fulfill requirements for obtaining and maintaining a conductor and engineer certification
  • Two years of work experience or relevant work experience a plus
  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent in experience and a Valid Driver's License
  • Ability to work in a 24/7 on call work environment and in outdoor working conditions
  • Two years of work experience or relevant outdoor work experience a plus
Qualifications for conductor
  • Ability to work in a 24/7 rotating work schedule in outdoor working conditions
  • CFR 240 Certification
  • Two years of outdoor work experience
  • Ability to work in a 24/7 'life style commitment', extra board/on call work environment from Bakersfield, CA or at times Fresno, CA in outdoor working conditions
  • Mechanical ability to detect abnormalities in the unit
  • Knowledge of customs policies
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Conductor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of conductor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for conductor
  • High school diploma or GED and/or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Prefer dual qualified Conductor/Engineer
  • Railroad or other relevant industry experience is a plus
  • GED, high school diploma, or an equivalent combination of education and/or work experience
  • Ability to work in a 24/7 shift work environment and in outdoor working conditions
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) a plus
Qualifications for conductor
  • Two years prior work experience or relevant work experience a plus
  • Ability to work in a 24/7 work environment and in outdoor working conditions a plus
  • Two years of work experience and a Valid Drivers License
  • Two years of work experience a plus
  • High school diploma or GED and/or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Ability to work in a 24/7 work environment and in outdoor working conditions with a 2 hour call in type schedule

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