Freight Conductor

Writing a great freight conductor resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Briannie Gerritson

briannie.gerritson@gmail.com | (819) 778-0803 | Fairbanks, AK

Summary


I have over 3 years of experience as a freight conductor. I am responsible for the coordination and management of all aspects of the freight transportation process. This includes ensuring that shipments are properly loaded, secured, and unloaded in a timely manner. I also work closely with other members of the transportation team to ensure that all deadlines are met and that customer satisfaction is always our top priority.

Experience


Lead Freight Conductor at BNSF Railway Company, IDApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of freight conductors in coordinating the delivery of goods across the state.
  • Successfully managed the transport of over 10,000 tonnes of freight per month.
  • Ensured that all deliveries were made on time and within budget.
  • Trained new members of staff in Freight Conductor procedures and protocols.

Freight Conductor II at Union Pacific Railroad Company, IDAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully completed 2,000+ train cars while ensuring safety and compliance with all regulations.
  • Maintained a 98% on-time arrival rate for trains.
  • Efficiently communicated with dispatch to keep them updated on location and status of the train.
  • Worked closely with other crew members to ensure smooth operation of the train.
  • Loaded and unloaded freight in a timely and safe manner.
  • Conducted thorough inspections of freight cars before departure.

Education


High School Diploma at Harvard University, MAAug 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.

Skills


  • Train operation
  • Air brake systems
  • Train signaling
  • Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations
  • Hazardous materials handling
  • Customer service

Kellyanne Buffenbarger

kellyanne.buffenbarger@gmail.com | (146) 141-0957 | Sioux Falls, SD

Summary


I have over three years of experience as a Freight Conductor. I am responsible for the safe and efficient operation of trains, including freight cars and locomotives. I also maintain communication with train dispatchers and other personnel to ensure that all aspects of the job are running smoothly. My strong organizational skills keep me on track while my safety-first attitude ensures that everyone involved in the process remains safe at all times.

Experience


Lead Freight Conductor at BNSF Railway, SDMay 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed daily work assignments while maintaining a high level of safety.
  • Worked overtime as needed to complete assigned tasks.
  • Communicated effectively with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Maintained composure during stressful situations.
  • Trained new employees on company procedures and policies.
  • Provided excellent customer service.

Freight Conductor II at Union Pacific Railroad, SDJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Monitors train speed and operation to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Couples and decouples cars in order to form trains according to schedule.
  • Inspects freight cars for proper coupling, brakes, wheel alignment, cargo securement, and leaks.
  • Oversees the work of assistant conductors and brakemen.
  • Communicates via radio with dispatchers to receive instructions regarding routes, stops, delays, emergencies etc.
  • Keeps accurate records such as train manifests.

Education


High School Diploma at Brookings High School, Brookings, SDAug 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to read, write, and do math.

Skills


  • Train operation
  • Air brake systems
  • Train signaling
  • Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations
  • Hazardous materials handling procedures
  • Emergency response procedures