Train engineers are responsible for operating a variety of locomotive engines: They may drive supplied electric, steam, diesel-electric, magnetic levitation, battery powered, or gas-turbine-powered locomotives. These locomotives might transport anything from passengers to freight.
Train Engineer Tasks
Ensure high-functioning signal and radio communication across a network of trains.
Create design drawings and bids for rail construction and upgrade contracts.
Oversee design, upgrade and installation of communication, signaling and rail infrastructure.
Review existing infrastructure and create recommendations to improve reliability, safety, and efficiency.