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    How hard is the exams and training for conductors

    I think it's bad right now because Hunter just took over so he's running around scaring the hell outta managers so they're coming down hard on us. They're all worried about their jobs so they're trying to justify themselves. I feel bad for them because it's been an easy road all these years but...
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    Requirements, experiences to become a Conductor (Please read)~

    Tacoma Tom, I was hired at 33 years old, three guys in my class of 15 were older than me.... one guy was 48, so I don't think they discriminate against age.(that particular fella transferred from another job within CP though, so maybe that's why) That's awesome that you gave them a great reason...
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    Medical and last few stages before start date

    At CP they did a piss test, and the results were immediate. They check your range of motion(neck, arms above your head etc) and check for hernias. They do a quick vision test and a hearing test in an isolation chamber. The whole process is pretty quick. DON'T miss the appt. or they may remove...
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    Requirements, experiences to become a Conductor (Please read)~

    Asthma is fine. Vision is fine as long as corrective lenses work and you're not color blind( you'll need prescription safety glasses). The epilepsy thing? No clue. DON'T mention being a rail fan. Anyone I've worked with hasn't really said anything bad about it, but they always seem to kinda...
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    hours for new conductors.

    In that part of Ontario I'd imagine you would be on the road as opposed to the yard. If that's the case, you can only work up to 3800 miles a month. Some guys giver. Double out etc and then take a few days/ a week off once they're off for miles. In the yard, it's just 40 per week basically. The...
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    How hard is the exams and training for conductors

    Yeah the training will consume most of your time. You need to score high on the exams and there's lots to learn. The teacher will walk you through everything but there's a TON of info. It used to take guys 2 years of on the job training to become fully qualified conductor foremen- now they're...
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    How hard is the exams and training for conductors

    Yeah the training will consume most of your time. You need to score high on the exams and there's lots to learn. The teacher will walk you through everything but there's a TON of info. It used to take guys 2 years of on the job training to become fully qualified conductor foremen- now they're...
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    pay for a Conductor with CP

    If you live in a small town and work the road, yeah it's possible. If you work in a city and you're stuck in the yard, you'll come close to that, but it's less dough than the road.




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