Rail Transportation Workers, All Other:

All rail transportation workers not listed separately.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 38 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 13
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 11.84 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Work Ethic
Oral Communication
Customer Service

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates

Signal directions or warnings to coworkers
Communicate directions using railroad signals
Observe signals from other crewmembers

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Provide transportation or shipping related customer service
Accommodate requests of passengers

Getting Information

Review switching or train orders
Review arrival or departure schedules

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor railroad vehicle or equipment operation
Observe track to detect obstructions

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Booster Skills & Certifications

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Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
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