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.
主要职责 Main Duties
铁路机车工程师执行部分或全部下列职责：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.
堆场机车工程师执行部分或全部下列职责：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.
任职要求 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.
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