Locomotive Engineers (53-4011)
Occupation description: Drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas-turbine-electric locomotives to transport passengers or freight. Interpret train orders, electronic or manual signals, and railroad rules and regulations.
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|Qualified but working in another occupation||0
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||0
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||10
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Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: High school diploma or equivalent
||Work experience: 1 to 5 years
||On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training