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  1. NizmoSR20

    BNSF projected HIRES

    Just wanting to let those of you who are interested in becomming a train dispatcher or train conductor/ engineer, the company is projected to have around 350 retires within 2011, 81 hires for train dispatcher alone next year. If you want to apply I urge you to keep an eye out weekly. Check the...
  2. NizmoSR20

    BNSF Hiring more TD's soon

    For anyone that is still wanting to go the train dispatch route, BNSF railroad will be hiring more Train Dispatcher Trainee's within the year, maybe one more class. Keep an eye out on BNSF.com and once you see the listing, apply, asap... Its a fairly hard course in the beginning but then...
  3. NizmoSR20

    WOW! 327mph Train...

    Well looks like the french did something right... World's Fastest Rail Train TGV 574,8 KPH Inside Footage - Video
  4. NizmoSR20

    Norfolk Southern TD Job, APPLY NOW!

    If anyone is looking for a TD job, Norfolk Southern is searching for TD's, goto the website, not sure when the closing date is but hurry up and get your application completed. Let us know if you get the invitation to the interview. Good luck to all who apply...
  5. NizmoSR20

    Class starting August 2nd!

    To all who wish to know of the teachings that a Train Dispatcher "trainee" has to go thru, I and a few others who have been hired will probably be explaining and such on here. Look for posts from Dsarp, myself, and Snider85, not to mention, i'll let other people know within the class that we...
  6. NizmoSR20

    Train Dispatch Company Sites

    Here's the company sites for you to sign up and register, once done with that you may apply for train dispatch positions that are open. There isn't a main site for all like FAA.ASAP, you actually have to do some homework and check them out daily/ weekly for your chance at getting the job posting...
  7. NizmoSR20

    Train Dispatch Job Description

    Thanks to Rae Brown, this is the basic all in out job description of a Train Dispatcher. Most ATC understands this process as its the same basic aspect but about 10 notches less than ATC. Pay pretty much equals out and the same type mentality is required, which is why lots of Train Companies...
  8. NizmoSR20

    Train Dispatcher Pubs

    Here's the only publication that I could find regarding Train Dispatch, It has a lot of useful information, it also has lots of example pages of the Paperwork TD's have to accomplish while doing their job. Good to take a look at these if this is the route you wish to go. Please feel free to Add...
  9. NizmoSR20

    Train Dispatcher Pay Scales...

    Here are a few different aspects of the Train Dispatcher base pay, and initial pay. They are basically all around the same number, depending on the company and area, the Income may increase and or decrease based upon cost of living, how large the company is etc... PayScale - Train Dispatcher...
  10. NizmoSR20

    YAY!

    Obviously we have our own section of the SM to BS with until we find out a lot more information on TD jobs, publications (FM series), style of work, etc... so feel free, if you have any valid information, to post it here regarding Train Dispatch.
  11. NizmoSR20

    Just wanted to say Bye...

    To all my friends and colleges on Stuck, I just wanted to say good luck with the FAA bit. I'm moving on to bigger and better things as a BNSF Train Dispatcher. VRA, OTS, CTI, CTO... and all the others, have fun arguing, its just a teasing game anyways. I'll be in Fort Worth relaxing with my...
  12. NizmoSR20

    Where are the CTI schools?

    I'm in Montana right now and am wanting a CTI associates to get it, i'm VRA so i have that going for me too, where are the CTI schools in / around montana? anyone have the answers or name of where all the CTI schools are?
  13. NizmoSR20

    Heard anything from March Referrals?

    Just curious if anyone has been called or been sent an e-mail from the march 2010 referrals? i know it takes a while but last time i was referred and passed over, hoping it doesn't happen again... If anyone hears anything let me know please:tap:
  14. NizmoSR20

    Meeting with ATC district manager today

    So today I had a meeting with the district manager of where I WANT to go. I apparently made a good impression because he told his Admin Assistant to search for my Application and try to get it before i'm hired in Florida (where i'm referred). He told me that he wants me to work at his TRACON...
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    VRA Bonuses...

    Does anyone know if they're still doing the VRA bonus? If so let me know and where i can find out the information...
  16. NizmoSR20

    Facsfac controller here, new to SM...

    Hola everyone, I'm Aleks, controller at Vacapes like a few others on here, just seeing how things are going, wanting to meet new people and get some advisories/help/whatever to help me get picked up. Anyone got any Hints/idea's let me know... I'm a pices... ride crotch rockets, skate, drummer...