Bombardier Passenger Conductor/Assistant Conductor in Baltimore, Maryland
Passenger Conductor/Assistant Conductor-T-BTNA-USMD-01663370
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Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. Bombardier ECO4 technologies - built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology - conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance.
We are looking for a Passenger Conductor for our Baltimore, Maryland facility.
In your role as a Passenger Conductor, you will:
Be responsible for the safe movement of trains by adhering to applicable operating rules/practices. Oversee all on-train employees in service delivery by adhering to Bombardier’s service standards. Ensure all revenue documents are collected/verified in accordance with designated tariffs and the safety of passengers/crew by adhering to safety rules. Thinks and functions independently utilizing clear and effective verbal communication skills to interact with passengers, crew members, and others jointly responsible for safe and efficient train movements and customer service. Secures movement orders and ensures clear understanding by operating crew. Ensure pre-determined service requests are understood and carried out. Maintain understanding of operating characteristics and practices including physical characteristics, safety rules, air brake rules, electrical instructions, equipment trouble-shooting practices, and emergency procedures. Physically move between and around train cars manipulating and lifting heavy air hoses and electrical cables. Safely ride the side of train equipment, getting on and off equipment, as required. Responsible for submission of various reports to record movement delays, unusual occurrences, passenger inconveniences, and mechanical defects. Assist in boarding and detraining of passengers.
Primary Activities and Responsibilities
Ensure compliance with all train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
Review instructions from dispatchers, and discuss with locomotive engineer and train crew
Inspect all equipment on cars prior to departures
Receive and transmit information by radio and telephone
Read and understand bulletins and notices
Assist and instruct train crews to couple and uncouple cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy couplings or air brake hoses
Work with customers to ensure accurate movement and placement of cars
Maintain awareness of surrounding area and suspicious activity to ensure rail safety
Comprehend color and/or hand signals and systems
Quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to visual symbols, signals and displays (sound, light, picture, etc.)
Training will be provided in Baltimore, MD upon hire.
High School diploma/GED
18 years of age or older
Valid Driver's License
2 years verifiable work experience and/or college
No driving violations involving alcohol or drugs within the past 3 years
Outside work experience
Experience working on an on-call basis
Experience working varying shift schedules
Experience operating heavy equipment
Medium to heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally
Work in cramped, confined, enclosed, or awkward places
Walk long distances over uneven terrain
Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity
Must meet color vision requirements as described in the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Regulations
Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications--both general and technical)
Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
Wear protective equipment including hearing protection, safety-toe boots, or safety glasses
Complete annual training and pass safety operating rules examination
Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol
Must pass all required assessments
Must pass a background screening
May require a post-offer medical examination, including drug
This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement; membership is required
This position is covered under Railroad Retirement.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Bombardier Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity.
Job: Train Operations & Maintenance
Primary Location: US-MD-Baltimore
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting:* 16.04.2018, 2:38:14 PM