Train Conductors are the guardians of our trains. As a member of a train crew, a Conductor travels to various locations with the train, ensuring the safe arrival of cargo to its destination. Switching cars, making or splitting up trains in yards, or moving cars between yards, sidings or tracks, Conductors keep us moving.
This entry-level union position can lead to career growth as a yard foreperson, locomotive engineer or management.
Paid training is provided, and it takes approximately 22 weeks in class and field. Training may be scheduled seven days a week, including statutory holidays.
Once you've completed the program, which includes multiple exams, you'll have a solid understanding of our safety practices, rule books, instructions and regulations, timetables, bulletins, waybills and placards.
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