A prior answer said that fractions, ratios, and algebra were needed to be a locomotive engineer, what part of the job needs this skill?
I would like to know how much you get paid to be a locomotive engineer, or a conductor.
Since my closest railway is CSX that would be a good candidate
It's been surprisingly difficult to obtain this information so figured I'd ask here. I'm located in the Hudson Valley in New York if that makes any difference, but I'm wondering where exactly you go to apply for training to start on the path to being a locomotive engineer or rather what the steps are. Thanks in advance for any and all information/links/advice/etc.
I have to four years until I can apply for a railroad job and all my life I wanted to become a Locomotive Engineer. I want to start learning more about railroad operations, signaling, train handling, locomotives, etc before I go to school. I want to know what books are out there I can use to study.
I am 16 years old. It has been my dream to become a Locomotive Engineer. I have always wanted to drive trains ever since i can remember. How do I go about it? Where do I start? What are the requirements? What should I have as far as education goes? Are there any good programs in colleges that have to do with train crews or train engineering? I dont really care whether it is on a passenger or a freight railroad. Advice for both would definitly help. I have done some research before and I found some information, but I would like to get some information from other people as well. How do I become a locomotive engineer? What is the process? Current or former locomotive engineers would certainly help a lot!!
Please answer my other one: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/askAdditional;_ylt=AgMubKIN2St3kVgqDjuOkCQAAAAA;_ylv=3
If you could just post a list or web link since the only job ive found is as a locomotive engineer (train driver) but im pretty sure there are other jobs such as track engineer or something alike
I asked a similar question earlier but I need to put it in another catagory. Im taking a reading comp test today for a job with UP. I know I will pass cause reading is my strong suit. If I get hired, which one of these jobs should I shoot for in my training class?
An entry level train person may be immediately assigned to switch person, brake person, or conductor assignments. A train crew member may also be required to qualify as a Remote Control Operator (RCO) or Locomotive Engineer.
Actually, I only have to take the one reading test and a physical. Unless the lady on the phone lied to me! If I get hired, the first 14 weeks of employment is classroom and outdoor training. I know about the background check, I dont have anything to hide. Im just trying to find out which one of these jobs is best.
I want a job as locomotive engineer and I've been interested din trains since I was little. And I want to know if there are any railroad programs for teens.
I have a US CDL (land transport, GVW +26,000lb), a recent, 2007, 50 ton marine Captain's license, and a Private Aircraft certificate. I fly a Cessna 150.
I am unemployed and looking for some sort of transportation pilot/driver vocation.
Will any of these qualifications help me secure a job as a Engineer (pilot/driver) of a locomotive? What other studies should I pursue? How whould I apply?
...always wondered....that and their pay scale. It is a job I've never heard much about.
Being a train driver was one of the top ten in childhood dream jobs. Who here wanted to be one? What do you do now for a living?
It's the job i've wanted all my life,I'm in High School right now.Where do i apply for the job in the future? & What do i need to study in order to become one?,i want to Work for CSX Transportation
I've heard they do, but I've also heard it's from within. I applied to a passenger engineer trainee position recently. The job can't be that hard. I think anyone can learn with good training.
For the locomotive engineers out there in the Chicagoland or locomotive engineers period.
I was curious how many job insurance companies are out there for Railroad Employees. The coverage Im referring to in the insurance you pay for and collect when you get into trouble at work. I know of UTU, LECMPA, BRCF and CPA but are there any others?
Is there a certain school? is there pre-training or schooling i should get first? Is it only on-the-job training? if so, i do i get put on-the-job if i have no idea how to drive one of them? what kind of pay can i expect to start and 5 years into the job? are there only certain states where i would work? how often would i be home? for how long could i expect to be away? How big of a lunch should i pack? do i get to sleep on the train or will i be put up in a hotel? tell me everything and anything you can about this business.
I love love LOVE trains and I wish to become a train driver some day. But I'm confused because some people say I don't need to go to college and some people say I should take engineering to become a train driver. So what should I do then?
I want to know what kind of certification i would need in order to operate trains. Specifically in the state of Indiana.
Where would you like to work if you had chance to get jobs abroad? And why?
What kinds of jobs? New inventions? Materials that people need. How much would these all cost?