Train and Tram Driver

Train and Tram Drivers drive trains and trams to transport passengers and freight on rail networks.
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$2304 per week
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    Moderate

    Overview

    Train and Tram Drivers drive trains and trams to transport passengers and freight on rail networks.

    Day-to-day

    • stopping at stations and set locations to pick up and set down passengers and freight
    • opening and closing doors before and after passengers board or alight
    • observing signals, track conditions, nearby traffic and prescribed speeds to ensure safety
    • monitoring indicator gauges, changing controls and power supply poles and reporting operating irregularities
    • checking time and adherence to timetables
    • may advise passengers on destinations.

    Considerations

    • Requires driving
    • Irregular hours
    • Working outdoors
    • Shift work

    To become a Train and Tram Driver

    Skills employers are looking for

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