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CODE: 184.167-262Buy the DOT:Download
TITLE(s): TRAIN DISPATCHER (r.r. trans.) alternate titles: ctc operator; dispatcher;

traffic-control operator Coordinates railroad traffic on specified section of line from CTC (centralized-traffic-control) unit that electrically activates track switches and signals: Reads train orders and schedules to familiarize self with scheduled runs, destination of trains, times of arrivals and departures, and priority of trains. Monitors CTC panelboard that indicates location of trains by lights that illuminate as train passes specified positions on run. Operates controls to activate track switches and traffic signals. Reroutes trains or signals LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER (r.r. trans.) to stop train or change speed according to traffic conditions. Talks by telephone with crewmembers to relay changes in train orders and schedules, and to receive notification of emergency stops, delays, or accidents. Records time each train reaches specified point, time messages are given or received, and name of person giving or receiving message. May chart train movements on graph to estimate arrival times at specified points. May operate teletypewriter to transmit messages to freight offices or other points along line.
GOE: 07.04.05 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77
ONET CROSSWALK: 97302 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

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CODE: 184.167-262 Buy the DOT:Download TITLE(s): TRAIN DISPATCHER (r.r. trans.) alternate titles: ctc operator; dispatcher;

traffic-control operator Coordinates railroad traffic on specified section of line from CTC (centralized-traffic-control) unit that electrically activates track switches and signals: Reads train orders and schedules to familiarize self with scheduled runs, destination of trains, times of arrivals and departures, and priority of trains. Monitors CTC panelboard that indicates location of trains by lights that illuminate as train passes specified positions on run. Operates controls to activate track switches and traffic signals. Reroutes trains or signals LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER (r.r. trans.) to stop train or change speed according to traffic conditions. Talks by telephone with crewmembers to relay changes in train orders and schedules, and to receive notification of emergency stops, delays, or accidents. Records time each train reaches specified point, time messages are given or received, and name of person giving or receiving message. May chart train movements on graph to estimate arrival times at specified points. May operate teletypewriter to transmit messages to freight offices or other points along line.
GOE: 07.04.05 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77
ONET CROSSWALK: 97302 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters


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