ERIC Number: ED158121
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Railroad Occupations. Reprinted from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1978-79 Edition.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
Focusing on railroad occupations, this document is one in a series of forty-one reprints from the Occupational Outlook Handbook providing current information and employment projections for individual occupations and industries through 1985. The specific occupations covered in this document include brake operators, conductors, locomotive engineers, shop trades, signal department workers, station agents, telegraphers, telephoners, tower operators, and track workers. The following information is presented for each occupation or occupational area: a code number referenced to the Dictionary of Occupational Titles; a description of the nature of the work; places of employment; training, other qualifications, and advancement; employment outlook; earnings and working conditions; and sources of additional information. In addition to the forty-one reprints covering individual occupations or occupational areas (CE 017 757-797), a companion document (CE 017 756) presents employment projections for the total labor market and discusses the relationship between job prospects and education. (BM)
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Equipment Maintenance, Information Sources, Job Skills, Job Training, Laborers, Locomotive Engineers, Occupational Information, Occupational Mobility, Operating Engineering, Promotion (Occupational), Rail Transportation, Salaries, Service Occupations, Telecommunications, Travel, Wages, Work Environment
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.50 per reprint; $8.00 for set of 42)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
Note: Photographs in this document will not reproduce well; For related documents see CE 017 756-797