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ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR: Went Through Job Corps To Get Training For A Great Career

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An assistant train conductor loves her job on the rails, getting passengers safely to their destinations and providing excellent customer service. After high school she enrolled in Job Corps, a program that provides free education & training, to excel in a new career.

Job Title: Assistant Conductor

Job Summary: Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

Job Description

Conductors and yardmasters coordinate the daily activities of both freight and passenger train crews.

On-the-Job Training

Moderate term on-the-job training.

Certification Requirement
Certification is required by the Federal Railroad Administration.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$35,000 - $75,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
3 to 9 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Outdoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Leadership ability, People skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills

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