"TRAIN DISPATCHER, ASSISTANT CHIEF"
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- 1) Assigns locomotives, cabooses, and crews to trains to obtain most efficient use of equipment and personnel within assigned railroad territory: Determines number of locomotives to be allocated to trains based on type of freight and number and destinations of freight cars to be moved.
- 2) Assigns locomotives and cabooses to trains and schedules departure and movement of trains on specific tracks and sidings according to ultimate destination of individual freight cars.
- 3) Schedules and assigns initial, replacement, or emergency crews to trains depending upon available work time of individual crews and purpose of trip.
- 4) Routes locomotives scheduled for preventive maintenance to destinations in proximity to designated maintenance facility to minimize cost of transfer to service site.
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Job Number: 11383