Notify members of train, engine, or yard crews to report for duty.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Callers do?

Notifies members of train, engine, or yard crews to report for duty or meetings: Obtains addresses and telephone numbers from personnel records. Talks to workers by telephone to inform them of time to report. Positions worker’s name tag on assignment board. Records reason given by worker unable to report and gives information to TRAIN DISPATCHER or DISPATCHER CLERK.

Should I be a Caller?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Bill Peddler, Call Worker Person, Crew Caller, Freight Caller, Yard Caller

    How to become a Caller

    Most Callers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29||bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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