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Chloe Torres
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Professional Summary
I have well-rounded knowledge of the operations of railroading as I have had several positions in the field for nearly twenty years.
I enjoy working with others in a safe, effective and hardworking environment.  I believe that a collaboration of team work, patience, listening, and understanding is the most efficient way of a job well done.
I enjoy my position as a Yard Master currently, but would like to further my skills to a more advanced position 
Skills

- I have a vast understanding of computers, radio, and CN
applications/programs.

- I have over ten years experience in the Fond du Lac terminal and am proficient of the make-up of south and north bound trains in the territory of my division. - I am a very hard-working individual that strives for perfection and a job well done.  I am motivated to succeed in the duties that are expected of me.

- I am an open communicator and have the ability to speak effectively to co-workers in a respectful manner.

Experience
Yard Master Jul 2010Present Canadian National Railway North Fond du Lac, WI
-Use radio and telephone to communicate with crews, mechanical department, roundhouse and other terminals to plan for inbound/outbound trains.
-Instruct switch crews on how to double tracks for dividing north and south freight.
-Build the make-up of trains by calculating totals to meet CN standards and detecting potential hazardous marshalling errors to be compliant with FRA guidelines.
-Proficient in the use of SRS, RTBI, CATS, Lotus, TOPC, Smart Yard and Microsoft Applications.
Conductor Aug 2003Jul 2010 Canadian National Railway North Fond du Lac, WI -Communicate with Train Masters, Yard Masters, Rail Traffic Controllers and clerks via radio involving train movements, track authorities and being advised of setting and picking up freight.
-Delivering freight to industries and other railroads.
-Knowledge of rules and regulations of the CN, other Railroads, and the Federal Rail Administration - using proper zone track maps, operating bulletins, and Tabular General Bulletin Orders.
-Working safely in the conductor duties of switching cars, activating track switches and traffic signals, communication with engineer during each shove, and having proper paperwork for each car; including necessary hazardous information.
Engineer Jan 2002Jul 2003 Iowa Northern Railway Company Greene, IA - Operated an engine with a conductor on board. Used radio communication in switching at industries and delivering cars to other railroads.
- Proficiency of signals, mile posts, track authorities and effective communication with Rail Traffic Controllers.
- Using proper paperwork of train make-up with train totals, Tabular General Bulletin Orders, and necessary maps for route.
Conductor Jan 1999Jan 2003 Iowa Northern Railway Company Greene, IA

-Communicate with Train Masters,Yard Masters, Rail Traffic Controllers and clerks via radio involving trainmovements, track authorities and being advised of setting and picking upfreight.
-Delivering freight to industries and other railroads.
-Knowledge of rules and regulations of the CN, other Railroads, and the FederalRail Administration - using proper zone track maps, operating bulletins, andTabular General Bulletin Orders.
-Working safely in the conductor duties of switching cars, activating trackswitches and traffic signals, communication with engineer during each shove,and having proper paperwork for each car; including necessary hazardousinformation.

Track Maintenance Mar 1998Jan 1999 Iowa Northern Railway Company Greene, IA - Worked with a rail gang and tie gang.
-Inspected rails, reconstructed broken rails
-Flagged trains at crossings.
Education
High School Diploma Jun 1992 Washington High School Vinton, IA
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Previous Companies:

  • Canadian National Railway
  • Iowa Northern Railway Company

Previous Job Positions:

  • Yard Master
  • Conductor
  • Engineer
  • Track Maintenance

Schools:

  • Washington High School

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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