Railway locomotive engineers operate railway locomotives to transport passengers and freight. They are employed by railway transport companies. Yard locomotive engineers operate locomotives within yards of railway, industrial or other establishments. They are employed by railway transport companies and industrial or commercial users of rail transport .
Mobility between railway transport companies or between establishments employing locomotive engineers may be limited due to seniority provisions of collective agreements.
主要職責 Main Duties
鐵路機車工程師執行部分或全部下列職責：Railway locomotive engineers perform some or all of the following duties:
- Operate locomotives to transport passengers and freight on railways
- Operate communication systems to communicate with train crews and traffic controllers to ensure safe operation and scheduling of trains
- Inspect assigned locomotives and test operating controls and equipment.
堆場機車工程師執行部分或全部下列職責：Yard locomotive engineers perform some or all of the following duties:
- Operate locomotives to switch, couple and uncouple cars for loading and unloading
- Perform switching operations according to written switching orders or dispatched instructions
- Inspect locomotives, replenish fuel or perform routine maintenance on locomotives.
任職要求 Employment Requirements
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Experience as a conductor is required for railway locomotive engineers and may be required for yard locomotive engineers.
- Experience as a railway yard worker may be required for yard locomotive engineers.
- Railway locomotive engineers require a Canadian Rail Operating Rules certificate.
所有職稱 All Titles
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- 見習工程師，鐵路 engineer trainee, railway
- 工程師，客運火車機車 engineer, passenger train locomotive
- 工程師，鐵路機車 engineer, railway locomotives
- 貨運列車工程師 freight train engineer
- 維修工，鐵路 hostler, railway
- 工業機車工程師 industrial locomotive engineer
- 機車工程師 locomotive engineer – railway
- 機車維修工 locomotive hostler
- 客運列車工程師 passenger train engineer
- 鐵路工程師 railway engineer
- 鐵路工程師實習生 railway engineer trainee
- 鐵路維修工 railway hostler
- 鐵路機車工程師 railway locomotive engineer
- 開關工程師 – 鐵路 switch engineer – railway
- 火車工程師 train engineer
- 轉移維修工 – 鐵路 transfer hostler – railway
- 院子里工程師 – 鐵路 yard engineer – railway
- 堆場機車工程師 – 鐵路 yard locomotive engineer – railway
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