Subway & Streetcar Operators


Operate subway or elevated suburban trains with no separate locomotive, or electric-powered streetcar, to transport passengers. May handle fares.
Also called: Combined Rail Operator, Light Rail Operator, Rail Operator, Train Operator

Knowledge:

    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Business
  • customer service
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Hearing and Speech
  • pay attention to one sound while there are other distracting sounds
  • speak clearly
    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Self Control
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation
  • Concern for Others

Technology:

    Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    some college
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