Locomotive Engineer: A description for the locomotive engineer job

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Locomotive Engineer – Drives electric, diesel-electric, or gas-turbine-electric locomotive, interpreting train orders, train signals, and railroad rules and regulations, to transport passengers or freight: Inspects locomotive before run to verify specified fuel, sand, water, and other supplies. Synchronizes watch with that of CONDUCTOR, PASSENGER CAR (transportation industry) or CONDUCTOR, ROAD FREIGHT (transportation industry) to ensure departure time from station or terminal is in accordance with time schedule. Receives starting signal from CONDUCTOR, PASSENGER CAR (transportation industry) or CONDUCTOR, ROAD FREIGHT (transportation industry) and moves controls, for example throttle and airbrakes to drive locomotive. Interprets train orders, train signals, and railroad rules and regulations to drive locomotive, following safety regulations and time schedule. Calls out train signals to FIRER, LOCOMOTIVE (transportation industry) for verification of meaning to avoid errors in interpretation. Confers with CONDUCTOR, ROAD FREIGHT (transportation industry) or traffic control center personnel via radiophone to issue or receive information or instructions concerning stops, delays, or oncoming trains. Observes track to detect obstructions. Inspects locomotive after run to detect damaged or defective equipment. Prepares reports to explain accidents, unscheduled stops, or delays. May also lubricate moving parts of locomotive. May also drive diesel-electric rail-detector car to transport rail-flaw-detecting machine over railroad and be designated Rail-Flaw-Detector-Car Operator (transportation industry). May also be designated according to type of locomotive driven as Locomotive Engineer, Diesel (transportation industry), Locomotive Engineer, Electric (transportation industry), or according to type of traffic assigned as Road Engineer, Freight (transportation industry), Road Engineer, Passenger (transportation industry).

Job industry: transportation industry

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