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Locomotive Firers


Watch train instruments and keep an eye out for obstacles on train tracks.

Locomotive Firers monitor locomotive instruments and watch for dragging equipment or other obstacles. They watch for traffic signals from yard workers and relay them to the yard engineer.

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Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
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Career Pathways Transportation Operations
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