CSX Internships – Freight Conductor In Syracuse

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Job Description:

A conductor’s primary responsibility is to safely coordinate train crews on a freight train, place rail cars to facilitate loading and unloading, and makeup/breakdown trains in a rail yard, customer facility or similar locations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Be able to safely perform all job responsibilities
  • Receive and transmit information by radio and telephone
  • Quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions
  • Inspect all equipment on cars prior to departures
  • Maintain awareness of surrounding area and suspicious activity to ensure rail safety
  • Assist with the coupling and uncoupling of cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy couplings or air brake hoses
  • Read and understand bulletins, work orders, and switch lists
  • Ensure compliance with all train orders, signals, railroad and safety rules and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations
  • Operate locomotive equipment through the use of remote control device
  • Work with customers to ensure accurate movement and placement of cars; delivers excellent customer service by identifying customer needs and meeting or exceeding expectations

Job Requirements:

  • Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
  • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
  • Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience working in a safety sensitive environment
  • One or more years of outside work exp (e.g. construction, heavy equipment op, farming, etc)
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID by start date or have received an approved medical or religious accommodation
  • One year verifiable work experience
  • At least 18 years old
  • Ability to read and comprehend all instructions including operating rules, bulletins, regulatory documents and other written communications
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills

Job Details:

Company: CSX

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Syracuse, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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