freight conductor resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Hardworking Train Conductor offering 6+ years of related experience and strong desire to make positive impact on business operations through skilled service and knowledgeable leadership. Talented communicator, organizer and problem-solver. Desiring fast-paced position at Norfolk Southern.

  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Mechanic Experience
  • Military Experience
  • Transmissions
  • Mechanical Knowledge
  • Brake Repair
  • Avionics
  • Automotive Repair
  • Welding
  • Quality Assurance
  • Electrical Experience
  • Suspension
  • Freight Experience
  • Automotive Diagnostics
  • Tire Service
  • Computer Networking
  • Equipment Repair
  • Freight Experience
  • Hydraulics
  • Tire Service
  • Management Experience
  • Customer Service
  • Automotive, Mechanical, Telephone
  • Time Management
  • Computer Networking, Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service, Radio
  • Fast, Repairs
  • Hydraulics, Safety
  • Leadership, Switches
  • Mechanic, Switch
  • MS Office
  • Operational improvement
  • Problem resolution
  • Project organization
  • Team management
  • Supervision
  • Process improvement
  • Relationship development
  • Self Starter
06/2014 to Current Freight Conductor First Transit | Capitol Heights, MD,
  • 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 yardmasters, 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, work orders, and switch lists.
  • Assist train crews to couple and uncouple cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing coupler knuckles 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.
  • Operate locomotive equipment through the use of remote-controlled device.
  • Comprehend color and/or hand signals and systems.
  • Quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions.
01/2014 to 06/2014 Body Shop Technician Eby Ford Lincoln Mercury | City, STATE,
  • Created and reviewed work orders detailing required repairs per shop and manufacturer guidelines.
  • Evaluated OEM manufacturer schematics and service documentation to identify parts to order.
  • Monitored consumable inventory and reported need for replenishment.
  • Performed frame wrack, filing and grinding of repaired components to straighten automobile frames.
  • Completed fabrication work in lieu of replacement parts when unavailable.
  • Performed safety precautions to prevent hazardous conditions within repair facility.
  • Examined vehicles to determine internal and external damage.
  • Collaborated with adjusters to inform progress and running costs of repairs.
  • Removed damaged parts with power tools and cutting torch.
  • Updated repair status of vehicles on computer and created work details for billing.
  • Reviewed completed vehicle repairs to meet OEM specifications.
  • Received and logged incoming parts orders.
  • Replaced and repaired vehicle parts according to work order instructions.
  • Inspected new parts and areas of repair to verify correctness and quality.
  • Maintaining shop inventory according to set standards and rectified discrepancies.
07/2007 to 07/2011 Aviation Machinist's Mate United States Navy | City, STATE,
  • Performed flight line functions including AFE preflight and postflight requirements.
  • Documented all inspection and maintenance actions in aircraft forms, IMDS and FERMS.
  • Maintained, inspected, adjusted and packed aircrew flight equipment.
  • Coordinated and distributed exposure and contamination control procedures.
  • Monitored parts department and placed orders for maintenance supplies on consistent basis.
  • Conducted and oversaw safety protocols, including flight line foreign object prevention walks.
  • Assisted with aircraft and equipment transport and movement.
  • Removed and installed aircraft subsystem assemblies such as engines, rotors, gearboxes, transmissions and mechanical flight controls.
  • Completed all paperwork requirements for each task, including recording maintenance actions in aircraft logbooks.
  • Maintained orderly and safe work environment by enforcing tool control and FOD awareness, prevention and safety at all times.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations and internal audits.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Shouldered management responsibilities during absence of manager.
  • Completed preventative and reparative maintenance on aircraft electronics and computer systems.
  • Mentored and guided employees to foster proper completion of assigned duties.
  • Trained employees on Plane Captain and assigned duties.
  • Spearheaded regular maintenance and repair operations to keep building and equipment in peak condition.
  • Evaluated employee skills and knowledge regularly, providing hands-on training and mentoring to individuals with lagging skills.
  • Facilitated training for airmen through daily coaching and regular performance appraisals.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of squadron mission and goals and mentored employees in reaching objectives aligned with squadron core values.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2014 Completion Certification | Collision Repair And Refinish Technology Universal Technical Institute, Sacramento, CA, GPA:
Expected in 05/2007 High School Diploma | Edwardsburg High School, Edwardsburg, MI GPA:

Conductor Certification

RCO License

RIT Training

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School Attended

  • Universal Technical Institute
  • Edwardsburg High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Freight Conductor
  • Body Shop Technician
  • Aviation Machinist's Mate


  • Completion Certification
  • High School Diploma

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