Departments and Positions

I researched some different websites on rail freight. I found this railroad website called CSX. The job overview of this company is wide. There are many different departments and positions. These positions include maintenance, coordination, inspects, and repairs.

Mechanical Shops ( maintain locomotives and rail car equipment)

Positions include:

  • Boilermaker
  • Car man
  • Diesel Mechanic – Coal pier
  • Pier Technician
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Utility Worker

Engineering ( maintain track, right of way, facilities, bridges and signals)

  • Assistant Signal Worker – Construction/Maintenance
  • Bridge Mechanic
  • Bridge Tender
  • Communications Maintainer – Technician
  • Electronic Signal Specialist
  • Heavy equipment operator
  • Road Electrician
  • Roadway Mechanic
  • Sheet Metal Worker – Plumber
  • Track Worker
  • Welder Helper

Transportation (coordinate the movement of goods from one destination to the next)

  • Freight Conductor
  • Longshoreman
  • Train Dispatcher

Clerical ( support business processes and problem resolution)

  • Crew Dispatcher
  • Field Clerk
  • Jacksonville Clerk
  • Janitor Messenger
  • Jitney-Van Driver
  • Purchasing and Materials Clerk Stevedore


About nate

My name is Nate Richardson. I am in the TTMaSA program at Donnelly College this summer. I will be a senior this coming school year. I am taking Construction technology classes blocks 1 and 2 in the morning at KCKCCTEC