U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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53-4031 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
Coordinate activities of switch-engine crew within railroad yard, industrial plant, or similar location. Conductors coordinate activities of train crew on passenger or freight trains. Yardmasters review train schedules and switching orders and coordinate activities of workers engaged in railroad traffic operations, such as the makeup or breakup of trains and yard switching.
Illustrative examples: Yard Conductor,
Broad Occupation: 53-4030 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
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