Tram Driver

Tram Drivers drive trams to transport passengers on urban light rail networks.

Overview

Tram Drivers drive trams to transport passengers on urban light rail networks.

Day-to-day

  • stops at stations and set locations to pick up and set down passengers and freight
  • opens and closes doors before and after passengers board or disembark
  • observes signals, track conditions, nearby traffic and prescribed speeds to ensure safety
  • monitors indicator gauges, changes controls and power supply poles and reports operating irregularities
  • checks time and adherence to timetables
  • may advise passengers on destinations.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

Occupation snapshot
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