locomotive engineer resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Seasoned Locomotive Engineer with 25 years of experience. Successful at maintaining clean and organized cars with knowledge of manual and automatic rail switched. Dedicated to following rules and regulations .

  • Electric freight locomotives
  • Passenger locomotives
  • Brake examination tests
  • Refueling
  • On-board inspections
  • Broad base mechanical knowledge
  • Engine tests
  • Staff Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Project Management
  • Job inspections
  • Operations management
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Good listening skills
  • Cultural awareness
  • Two-way communication device use
  • Automatic rail switches
  • Safety rules and regulations
  • Emergency Response
  • Department of Transportation Regulations
  • Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) equipment operation
  • Brake control operation
  • Yard operations
  • Track Switch Operation
  • Car coupling
Work History
Locomotive Engineer, 02/2021 to 03/2021
Genesee & Wyoming Inc.Worcester, MA,
  • Examined locomotives to verify adequate fuel, sand, water and other supplies before each run. Inspected locomotives for operational readiness by making FRA and company required checks and tests, including Locomotive consist test and piston travel, oil levels, brake shoes,cracked or broken wheels .
  • Interpreted and relayed hand and lantern signals affecting movement of train and controlled speed and clearance distance of cars.
  • Climbed on and off Locomotives and Railcars to set or release hand brakes, couple and uncouple air hoses between rail cars and remove and replace broken knuckles.
  • Operated automated systems to propel trains, add or remove cars and switch cars around to unload freight.
  • Used CMTS to prepare reports regarding problems encountered such as accidents, signaling problems, unscheduled stops and delays.
  • Operated locomotives to transport freight and other materials.
  • Monitored gauges and meters to measure speed, amperage, battery charge and air pressure in brake lines and main reservoirs.
  • Conferred with conductors and traffic control center personnel via radio phones to issue and receive information concerning stops, delays and oncoming trains.
  • Observed tracks to detect obstructions such as broken rails and switches not lines , trains ahead.
  • Interpreted train orders, signals or railroad rules and regulations that governed locomotive operation. General Orders, superintendent bulletins,special instructions
Freight conductor, 02/1996 to 08/1998
BrenntagDuncan, SC,
  • Communicated through various methods to conduct train movement. IE Radio and hand signals
  • Communicated with train dispatchers to obtain Main line authority and adjust directions.
  • Negotiated and directed train and rail cars movement.
  • Cut, switched and supervised loading and unloading of railcars.
  • Prepared forms, required reports, switch lists and train orders daily.
  • Performed daily inspections on switches.
  • Inspected train in motion and stationary to determine proper functionality.
  • Received information regarding train or rail problems from dispatchers or from electronic monitoring devices.
  • Signaled to engineers regarding train stopping, starting, directional switches or emergencies.
  • Operated controls to activate track switches and traffic signals.
  • Conferred with engineers regarding train routes, timetables and cargoes and discussed alternative routes in response to rail defects or obstructions.
  • Kept records of contents and destination of each train car and made arrangements to add or remove cars at proper points on routes.
  • Inspected locomotives and rail cars for necessary maintenance before, during and after long routes and for regular maintenance requirements.
Warehouse manager, 08/1993 to 02/1996
Eyetel OpticsCity, STATE,
  • Evaluated supplies and product inventory to check for quality and quantity issues and returned unacceptable materials to vendors.
  • Met environmentally controlled warehouse operational needs through efficient staffing and resourcing of materials and equipment.
  • Handled day-to-day shipping and receiving overseeing more than 500 packages per day.
  • Offered expertise in inventory management and current stock levels to internal teams and customers to facilitate accuracy and product availability.
  • Negotiated with 3 different freight companies and received annual contracts resulting in cost savings of 20%.
  • Oversaw upkeep of equipment and physical condition of warehouse, identifying and ordering needed repairs, renovations and replacements.
  • Managed scheduling and task delegation for 8-member warehouse team.
  • Managed over $5,000,000 in inventory and 8 employees in 40,000 square-foot warehouse for eyeglass wholesale of company.
  • Directed system updates to boost productivity and control recordkeeping errors.
  • Redesigned warehouse layout to accommodate new equipment, maximize space utilization and improve process efficiency.
Catapult electrician, 08/1991 to 08/1993
U.S.NavyCity, STATE,
  • Installed and wired electrical hardware, including transformers, junction boxes, service panels, electrical boxes, switches and circuit breakers.
  • Planned layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures based on specifications and applicable code.
  • Worked from ladders, scaffolds and lifts to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring equipment and lighting fixtures in ceilings, on roofs and on towers.
  • Enhanced quality control by inspecting condition of equipment and tools.
  • Worked with various types of cableways, conduits and other electrical raceways.
  • Installed, maintained, repaired and tested equipment for steam generation and utilization.
  • Used testing instruments such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, ammeters and multimeters.
  • Used Arc and TIG methods to weld flat, cylindrical and irregular electrical connector-related parts.
  • Read and interpreted electrical, mechanical and architectural drawings and electrical code specifications for wiring layouts.
Trade Certificate: Electrical Engineering, Expected in 08/1991 to Us Navy - Trade Training Specific To My Job,

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