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53-4013.00 - Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

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Read switching instructions and daily car schedules to determine work to be performed, or receive orders from yard conductors.

53-4031.00 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
  • Receive information regarding train or rail problems from dispatchers or from electronic monitoring devices.
  • Receive instructions from dispatchers regarding trains' routes, timetables, and cargoes.
  • Review schedules, switching orders, way bills, and shipping records to obtain cargo loading and unloading information and to plan work.
  • Confirm routes and destination information for freight cars.
53-4011.00 Locomotive Engineers
  • Interpret train orders, signals, or railroad rules and regulations that govern the operation of locomotives.
  • Receive starting signals from conductors and use controls such as throttles or air brakes to drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas turbine-electric locomotives.
53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Read bills of lading to determine assignment details.
  • Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
53-2022.00 Airfield Operations Specialists Bright Outlook
  • Check military flight plans with civilian agencies.
53-2012.00 Commercial Pilots Bright Outlook
  • Obtain and review data such as load weights, fuel supplies, weather conditions, and flight schedules to determine flight plans and identify needed changes.

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