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Conductor – Herlong Sierra Ordnance Depot, California
Army Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM), Department of the Army
Job ID: 467037Start Date: 06/10/2021End Date: 06/21/2021
Who May Apply: US Citizens Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) Conductor~ without more than normal supervision. I have the ability to perform common Conductor tasks. I have assisted in directing the safe operation of a diesel-electric locomotive. I have assisted in directing movement of a train on an internal rail system. I have assisted in directing rail personnel during normal working conditions. I am familiar with signals and directions used in a rail environment. I have performed all braker/switcher duties during train movement operations. I work under normal supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed. – Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal SupervisionDexterity and SafetyKnowledge of switches, hand/lamp signals, and coal stock pilesReliability and dependability as a Braker-SwitcherWork Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order) PHYSICAL EFFORT: Job requires frequent walking, standing, stooping, bending, stretching, reaching and ability to concentrate for extended periods while serving as conductor, locomotive engineer or brakeman. Exerts considerable effort while operating switches, hand brakes and coupling devices, and while walking to perform tasks. Uses good eye-hand coordination to manipulate locomotive controls while moving in cab for best visibility. Uses visual acuity and depth perception to position locomotive and railcars. May lift and carry items weighing up to 45 lbs. frequently over railroad ties and ballast WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed around the locomotive, railcars, roadbed, tracks and when loading or unloading equipment. Frequently is exposed to adverse weather conditions or extreme temperatures; expose to fumes, dust and odors from diesel exhaust and treated ties, noise from operating locomotive and horn. Subject to possible serious injury or death from train derailment; from falling while boarding, walking, standing, or railcar movements; while walking on ties, or loose roadbeds; coupling or uncoupling and air-line devices. Personal protective equipment will be worn at all times during exposure to hazardous conditions while working as a conductor, brakeman or locomotive engineer.
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