BNSF Railroad Jobs – Conductor Trainee

Website BNSF Railway

Job Description:

At BNSF, Safety is a core value of how we do business. Each and every day, our employees are committed to approach one another about safety, which is key in realizing our vision. Employees are also expected to comply with company and federal safety & health regulations, safety rules & policies, as well as procedures that guide work practices to reduce risk to exposure.  Such work practices include but are not limited to wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns, and taking appropriate actions in the event of an emergency.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Climb on/off equipment, set/release hand brakes, couple/uncouple air hoses, remove/replace broken railcar knuckle, ride moving cars by holding onto grab irons or ladders
  • Obtain and receive information and act on oral or written instructions by various communication devices
  • Judge and control speed and clearance distance of cars
  • Observe, interpret and relay hand, lantern, and other signals for train movement
  • Train Operator
  • Monitor and report daily work

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to report for duty at the designated work location
  • Able to work the above shift/hours
  • Ability to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 80 pounds
  • At least 18 years of age, or will be by the start date listed above
  • Ability to learn to identify, interpret and use hand signals from near and far and visually judge the speed and distance of moving objects
  • Able to meet the above travel requirements
  • Able to work safely in the above working conditions

Job Details:

Company: BNSF Railway

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Rock Island, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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