U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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53-4011 Locomotive Engineers
Drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas-turbine-electric locomotives to transport passengers or freight. Interpret train orders, electronic or manual signals, and railroad rules and regulations.
Illustrative examples: Train Engineer,
Broad Occupation: 53-4010 Locomotive Engineers and Operators
Minor Group: 53-4000 Rail Transportation Workers
Major Group: 53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010