ERIC Number: ED090384
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Job Grading Standard for Brakeman and Conductor WG-6003.
Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. Bureau of Policies and Standards.
The standard is used to grade the nonsupervisory work involved in coordinating (onsite) the movement, make up, or break up of trains, locomotives, and train cars. The work requires knowledge of the layout of a railroad track system; knowledge of and ability to follow numerous safety, signalling, switching, track use, train car, and train movement procedures, restrictions, and requirements; and knowledge of the movement and braking characteristics of locomotives, train cars, and various sizes of trains under a variety of weather, visibility, speed, cargo, track, and other operating conditions. For both brakeman and conductor, a general description of job duties is provided, together with comments on skill and knowledge requirements, areas of responsibility, physical effort needed, and the working conditions. (Author/AG)
Descriptors: Employment Qualifications, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Occupational Information, Rail Transportation, Skilled Occupations, Standards, Task Analysis
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 0600-00734, $0.35)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. Bureau of Policies and Standards.