Transportation professional with over 12 years combined experience as a Train Operator and Truck Driver with in-depth knowledge of heavy vehicle operations and track safety regulations and both audible and visual signal communications.
Operate multi-unit subway trains in passenger and non-revenue service. Prepare trains for road service in yards and underground storage tracks. Operate serviceable and non-serviceable units in train yards and maintenance barns. Work outdoors in all seasons and weather conditions around third-rail type electrified track situated on elevated structures, subterranean structures and ballasted, uneven terrain. Work daily with train to ground audible and visual communication and signaling as well as radio communication with Rail Control and local towers.
Was responsible for dispatching tractor trailer and freight tugs to receive and deliver inbound and outbound freight at Terminal One in JFK International Airport. Scheduled day-to-day activities of 17 employees. Coordinated with freight forwarders to expedite international and high security shipments. Frequently handled last minute changes in scheduling due to weather and late arriving aircraft, all while operating in a strict safety and high security environment.
Transported freight from origin to destination in a safe and timely manner throughout the United States and Canada. Operated tractor-trailer combinations, including doubles/triples and tanker units in urban, suburban, rural and mountain environments and in all types of weather conditions. Checked load accuracy and stability before each trip. Maintained records required for compliance with State and Federal regulations. Utilized onboard satellite communications with central dispatch to report delays due to traffic, accidents and weather.
Driving instructor for M.S. Carriers Professional Driving Academy (Wilkes-Barre, PA) from March 2001 to December 2001. Worked as Classroom instructor (CDL prep, logging, Haz-Mat, etc), Range instructor (vehicle handling, backing, inspections) and Road instructor (highway, rural and urban driving skills).
Coursework in Broadcast Communications.
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