Subway and Streetcar Operators

Subway and Streetcar Operators

Operate subway or elevated suburban trains with no separate locomotive, or electric-powered streetcar, to transport passengers. May handle fares.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Stress Tolerance * Self Control * Attention to Detail * Cooperation * Concern for Others * Integrity * Adaptability/Flexibility * Persistence * Independence

Representative Tasks * Operate controls to open and close transit vehicle doors. * Drive and control rail-guided public transportation, such as subways, elevated trains, and electric-powered streetcars, trams, or trolleys, to transport passengers. * Monitor lights indicating obstructions or other trains ahead and watch for car and truck traffic at crossings to stay alert to potential hazards.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government,

Job Family Transportation and Material Moving

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