Locomotive Firer Career

Job Description: Monitor locomotive instruments and watch for dragging equipment, obstacles on rights-of-way, and train signals during run. Watch for and relay traffic signals from yard workers to yard engineer in railroad yard.


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Locomotive Firer Career

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High School Diploma usually needed for this career