1. How competitive is it to be a rail road conductor and are there a lot of openings?
2. How many years of service you have to do in order to retire and what percentage do you get out of your pension from your salary?
3. What kind of training, test/examination, and education is required?
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
There are plenty of jobs for this position. It does requires that you be able to live closer to the area and be available to travel with a shor t notice. Contact the rail company and go from there
- 1 decade ago
Nearly all conductors get there start as Swithchmen or other lower-level job and Work their way up through seniority. Railroad companies usually have their own training programs for train conductors. The best thing to do is to go to each railroads website and look for job postings.