||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.
||Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
- Read switching instructions and daily car schedules to determine work to be performed, or receive orders from yard conductors.
- Receive, relay, and act upon instructions and inquiries from train operations and customer service center personnel.
- 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.
||Automotive Body and Related Repairers
- Follow supervisors' instructions as to which parts to restore or replace and how much time the job should take.
||Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
- Read and interpret maps to determine vehicle routes.
||Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
- Read operating schedules or instructions or receive verbal orders to determine amounts to be pumped.
- Report to taxicab services or garages to receive vehicle assignments.
||Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs
- Read maps and follow written and verbal geographic directions.
||Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
- Consult maps, charts, weather reports, or navigation equipment to determine and direct ship movements.
||Light Truck Drivers
- Read maps and follow written or verbal geographic directions.
||Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity
- Read maps to plan bus routes.
||Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining
- Receive written or oral instructions regarding material movement or excavation.
||Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
- Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs.
- Attend preflight briefings concerning weather, altitudes, routes, emergency procedures, crew coordination, lengths of flights, food and beverage services offered, and numbers of passengers.
||Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers
- Receive oral or written instructions from yardmasters or yard conductors indicating track assignments and cars to be switched.