Division Road Supervisor

Manage through supervisory personnel activities of railroad engine crews.
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Salary Range
$47,000 – $133,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Division Road Supervisors do?

Directs and coordinates through supervisory personnel activities of railroad engine crews to ensure efficient operation of railroad in specified jurisdictions: Interviews engine crew personnel to evaluate workers’ knowledge of operating and train-handling rules and of railroad route characteristics, such as locations and meanings of signals and types of grades on routes. Rides trains and observes personnel to determine conformance to regulations governing matters, such as train signals, train timetables, and emergency procedures. Determines speed of trains, using radar gun and electrical speed-recording device, and documents detected violations. Conducts investigations of train wrecks to determine causes, to assess equipment damage, to identify personnel responsible, and issues reports of findings.

Should I be a Division Road Supervisor?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.
  • 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: Division Roadmaster

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