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Title 49Subtitle BChapter XSubchapter CPart 1245 → §1245.5

Title 49: Transportation

§1245.5   Classification of job titles.

NumberClassificationDescriptionTypical titlesRelation to present classification
100Executives, Officials, and Staff Assistants
101Executives and General OfficersChief executives, corporate department heads and major subdepartment headsPresident, Vice President, Assistant Vice President, Controller, Treasurer, Director (head of subdepartment), General Superintendent (subdepartment head), Chief Engineer, General Manager (department or subdepartment head)More precisely defined than present No. 1, limited to executive management positions; adds new titles.
102Corporate Staff ManagersCorporate executives and managers assisting department and subdepartment headsDirector (other than subdepartment head), Assistant Director, Assistant General Manager (not regional), Manager, Assistant Manager, Assistant Chief Engineer, Purchasing Agent, Superintendent (not division), Assistant to (corporate executive or general officer), Executive Assistant (to corporate executive) Budget OfficerNew classification, providing a specific assignment for staff managers; adds new title.
103Regional and Division Officers, Assistants and Staff AssistantsRegional managers and assistants below the executive management level, and chief division officersAssistant General Manager, Assistant Regional Manager, General Superintendent, Assistant to General Manager, Division Superintendent, Master Mechanic, Division Sales Manager, District Sales Manager, Assistant Master Mechanic, District Engineer, Assistant Superintendent, Captain of Police, Division Engineer, Manager of Materials, Safety Inspector, Real Estate Agent, Real Estate Supervisor, Tax Agent, Buyer, Assistant Buyer, Sales Agent, Assistant Sales AgentSimilar to present No. 2 but limited to regional and divisional management; adds new title.
104Transportation Officers/ManagersManagers directly supervising train and yard operationsTrain Master, Assistant Train Master, General Yardmaster, General Road Foreman, Road Foreman, Assistant Road Foreman, Chief Power Supervisor (motive)New classification providing specific assignment for Operations Managers.
200Professional and Administrative
201Professionals (other than those reported in 101 and 102)Technical occupations requiring a high degree of training and/or supervising subprofessionals and techniciansGeneral Counsel, Assistant General Counsel, General Attorney, Assistant General Attorney, Attorney, Commerce Counsel, Chief Medical Officer, Medical Officer, Surgeon, Company Surgeon, Engineer, Architect, Chief Chemist, Nurse, Tax Accountant, Internal Auditor to General Accountant, Corporate Accountant, Supervisor Programing, Senior Computer System Specialist, Senior System AnalystCorresponds to present STB No. 3, but limited to professionals; adds new titles.
202SubprofessionalsTechnical occupations requiring a high degree of knowledge and/or skillDraftsman, Chemist, Assistant Chemist, X-ray Technician, Supervisor Estimating, Junior Engineer, Engineering Trainee, Photographer, Computer Programmer, Computer Analyst, Market Analyst, Pricing Analyst, Employment Supervisor, Research AnalystCorresponds to present STB No. 3 but limited to subprofessionals; adds new titles.
203Auditors, Traveling Auditors or AccountantsTitle is descriptiveTraveling Auditor, Accounting Specialist Auditors, Operations Traveling Auditors, Station AuditorsCorresponds to present STB No. 13.
204General and Administrative SupervisorsSupervisors responsible for administrative activity of a department, subdepartment, office or regionGeneral Supervisor, Supervisor, Chief Clerk, Office Supervisor, Supervisor Administration, Office Manager, Supervising Clerk, Head Clerk, Assistant Chief Clerk, Supervising Cashier, Division Supervisor, Regional Supervisor, Budget Supervisor, Administrative Supervisor, Administrative AssistantConsolidation of present STB Nos. 4 and 5; adds new titles.
205Sales and Traffic Representatives and AgentsNon-supervisory occupations with predominant responsibilities for sales and customer relationsFreight Traffic Agent, Coal Traffic Agent, Sales Representative, Freight Sales Representative, Freight Traffic Representative, Passenger Sales RepresentativeNew classification, containing a portion of present STB No. 19; adds new titles.
206Freight and Other Claim Agents and InvestigatorsOccupations which have predominant duties investigating and handling freight and personal injury claimsClaim Agent, Claim Investigator, Freight Claim Agent, Freight Claim InvestigatorConsolidates present STB Nos. 20 and 21; adds new titles.
207Supervising and Chief Claim AgentsTitle is descriptiveChief Claim Agent, Chief Freight Claim Agent, Assistant Chief Claim Agent, Chief District Claim Agent, District Freight Claim Agent, Chief Claim InvestigatorCorresponds with present STB No. 22.
208Lieutenants and Sergeants of PoliceTitle is descriptivePolice Lieutenant, Police SergeantCorresponds to present STB No. 17.
209Police Officers, Watchmen and Guards (Except Crossing and Bridge)Title is descriptivePolice Officer, Patrolman, Watchman, GuardCorresponds with present STB No. 18.
210Inspectors (Except Maintenance of Way and Equipment), Other Investigators, Examiners, Instructors, and Other Agents (Except Station Agents)Miscellaneous occupations which have predominant duties of investigating, inspecting, reviewing, and instructing and which require a high degree of technical knowledgeRules Examiner, Supervisor Rules, Safety Supervisor, Fire Marshall, Fire Chief, Instructor, Supervisor Procedures, Supervisor Yard ProceduresClassification for a portion of similar occupations included in present STB No. 19; adds new titles.
212Clerical Technicians and Clerical SpecialistsClerical occupations with duties to perform independently responsible work requiring special financial cost, accounting, or other technical knowledgeLead Clerk, Staff Assistant (clerical), Statistician, Cashier, Teller, Assistant Statistician, Rate Clerk, Pricing Clerk, Computer TechnicianCorresponds to present STB No. 6; adds new titles.
213Office Machine and Data Equipment OperatorsOccupations with predominant duties of operating office machines and computer equipmentMachine Operator, Clerk, Computer Operator, Keypunch Operator Office Machine TechnicianCorresponds to present STB No. 8; adds new titles.
214Secretaries, Stenographers, and TypistsSecretaries, Stenographers, and TypistsSecretary, Stenographer, Typists, Clerk Typist, Steno-clerkConsolidates present STB Nos. 9 and 10.
215General and Other Clerks (excluding yard clerk and crew dispatcher)Clerical occupations not otherwise classifiedFile Clerk, General Clerk, Bookkeeper, Ticket Clerk, Records Clerk, Trace Clerk, Assignment Clerk, Personnel Clerk, M of W Clerks, M of E ClerksCorresponds to present STB NO. 7; adds new titles.
216Telephone and Switchboard OperatorsTitle is descriptiveSwitchboard Operator, Chief OperatorPresent STB No. 14.
217Building and Office AttendantsMiscellaneous occupations associated with office building functionsElevator Operator, Elevator Starter, Janitor, Cleaner, PorterConsolidates present STB Nos. 16 and 26.
218Messengers and Office PersonsTitle is descriptiveMessenger, Office PersonPresent STB No. 15.
219Motor Vehicle OperatorsOccupations associated with automobile and truck drivingTruck Driver, Bus Driver, Driver, ChauffeurConsolidates present STB Nos. 24 and 25.
300Maintenance of Way and Structures
301Supervisors, Maintenance of Way, Structures, Communication and SignalsOccupations with supervisor responsibility for maintenance of way and structures (other than regional and divisional officers)Roadmaster, Division Roadmaster, Supervisor Track, Supervisor Bridges and Buildings, Supervisor Communications and Signals, Assistant Supervisor, General Foreman (MW&S), Assistant General Foreman (MW&S), Master Carpenter, Chief DraftsmanCorresponds with present STB Nos. 27 and 44.
302Maintenance of Way, Structures, Communication and Signals, and Scale InspectorsTitle is descriptiveChief Bridge and Building Inspector, Chief Scale Inspector, Bridge and Building Inspector, Scale Inspector, Roadway Equipment Inspector, Track and Roadway Inspector, Instrument Man, Rodman, Chainman, Inspector Communications and Signals, Signal InspectorCorresponds with present STB No. 28 plus part of old No. 44.
303Bridge and Building Gang ForemanTitle is descriptiveGang Foreman, Lead WorkmanConsolidates present STB No. 29 with bridge and building portion of present STB No. 39.
304Bridge and Building CarpentersTitle is descriptiveCarpenterCorresponds with present STB No. 30.
305Bridge and Building IronworkersTitle is descriptiveIronworkerCorresponds with present STB No. 31.
306Bridge and Building PaintersTitle is descriptivePainter, Sign PainterCorresponds with present STB No. 32.
307Masons, Bricklayers, Plasterers, and PlumbersTitle is descriptiveMason, Bricklayer, Plasterer, Plumber, Operator, Grinder, Welder (M of W)Corresponds with present STB Nos. 23 and 33.
308Bridge and Building Helpers and ApprenticesTitle is descriptiveCarpenter Helper, Ironworker Helper, Mason Helper, Plumber Helper, Painter Helper, Apprentice Carpenter, Apprentice Ironworker, Apprentice Mason, Plumber Apprentice, Apprentice Painter, Welder HelperCorresponds with present STB No. 34; adds new titles.
309Bridge and Building Gang and Bridge and Building Department LaborersTitle is descriptiveBridge and Building LaborerCorresponds with present STB No. 43.
310Track Gang Foremen (Extra Gang work train laborers)Title is descriptiveGang Foreman, Assistant ForemanCorresponds with present STB No. 38.
311Gang or Section ForemanTitle is descriptiveGang Foreman, Assistant Foreman, Section ForemanCorresponds with present STB No. 40.
312Extra Gang LaborersTitle is descriptiveTrackman, Fence LaborerCorresponds with present STB No. 41.
313Section LaborersTitle is descriptiveTrackman, Track and Roadway Section LaborerCorresponds with present STB No. 42.
314Machine OperatorsTitle is descriptiveCraneman, Portable Equipment Engineer, Portable Equipment Operator, Machine Operator, HelperConsolidates present STB No. 35, 36, and 37.
315Gang Foremen, Communications and SignalsTitle is descriptiveGang Foreman, Assistant Gang Foreman, Lead Signal MaintainerConsolidates present STB No. 45 with communications and signals occupations included in present STB No. 39.
316Signalmen and Signal MaintainersTitle is descriptiveSignalman, Signal MaintainerCorresponds with present STB No. 46.
317Linemen and Groundmen and Communications CraftsmanCommunications equipment installers, Maintainers, and repairmenElectrical Worker (Lineman), Electrical Worker (Groundman) Communications maintainerCorresponds with present STB No. 47.
318Assistant Signalmen and Assistant Signal MaintainersTitle is descriptiveAssistant Signalman, Assistant Signal MaintainerCorresponds with present STB No. 48.
319Signal Helpers and Signal Maintainer HelpersTitle is descriptiveSignalman Helper, Signal Maintainer HelperCorresponds with present STB No. 49.
320Camp Car CooksOccupations engage in food service in camp carsCamp Car Cook, Camp Car HelperCorresponds with part of present STB No. 97.
400Maintenance of Equipment and Stores
401Supervisors and General Foremen, Maintenance of EquipmentOccupations with supervisory responsibility for maintenance of equipment (other than regional and division officers)General Foreman Shop, General Foreman Enginehouse, General Foreman Diesel Terminal, Assistant General Foreman (M of E)Corresponds with present STB No. 50; adds new titles.
402Supervisors and General Foremen, Materials and StoresOccupations with supervisory responsibility for stores and materialsSupervisor Materials, Assistant Supervisor Materials, General Foreman Stores, General Foreman Reclamation Plant, Assistant General ForemanCorresponds with present STB No. 51; adds new titles.
403Equipment, Shop, Electrical InspectorsTitle is descriptiveChief Electrical Inspector, Chief Shop and Equipment Inspector, Electrical Inspector, Equipment Inspector, Inspector Diesel Locomotive, Fuel InspectorCorresponds with part of present STB No. 52.
404Materials and Supplies InspectorsTitle is descriptiveMaterials and Supplies Inspector, Chief Materials and Supplies Inspector, Timber Inspector, Tie InspectorCorresponds with part of present STB No. 52.
405StorekeeperTitle is descriptiveStorekeeper, Assistant Storekeeper, Materials Clerk, Store ClerkCorresponds to materials and stores occupation in present STB No. 11.
406Gang Foremen, Maintenance of EquipmentTitle is descriptiveGang ForemanConsolidates present STB Nos. 53 and 68.
407BlacksmithsTitle is descriptiveBlacksmithCorresponds with present STB No. 54.
408BoilermakersTitle is descriptiveBoilermakerCorresponds with present STB No. 55.
409Carmen (Freight)Repair and inspect freight carsCar Repairmen, Car Inspector, Carman, PainterCorresponds with present STB No. 57.
410Carmen (Other)Title is descriptiveCarmenCorresponds with present STB No. 56.
411Electrical Workers (A)ElectriciansElectrician, Electrical WorkerCorresponds with present STB No. 58.
412Electrical Workers (B)Electrical workers—occupations specialized in operating heavy equipmentCrane Operator, Load Dispatcher, Power Station Operator, Assistant Power DirectorCorresponds with present STB No. 59.
413Electrical Workers (C)Electrical Workers—occupation specialized in heavy equipment operating at coal, grain, and ore docksCoal and Ore Elevator Operator (electrical), Grain Elevator Operator (electrical)Corresponds with present STB No. 60.
414MachinistsTitle is descriptiveMachinistCorresponds with present STB No. 61.
415Sheet Metal WorkersTitle is descriptiveSheet Metal WorkerCorresponds with present STB No. 63.
416Skilled Trades, Helpers, Maintenance of Equipment and StoresTitle is descriptiveHelperCorresponds with present STB No. 64.
417Apprentices, Maintenance of Equipment and StoresTitle is descriptiveApprentice, Helper ApprenticeConsolidates present STB Nos. 65 and 66.
418Coach CleanersTitle is descriptiveCoach CleanerCorresponds with present STB No. 67.
419Laborers: Shops, Enginehouses, and Power PlantsTitle is descriptiveLaborerConsolidates present STB Nos. 70 and 71.
420Gang Foremen, Materials and StoresTitle is descriptiveGang ForemenCorresponds with present STB No. 69.
421Equipment Operators and General Laborers, Materials and StoresTitle is descriptiveLaborer, Materials Handler, Equipment Operators, Machine OperatorsCorresponds with present STB No. 72, plus part of STB No. 24.
422Stationary EngineersTitle is descriptiveChief Engineer (Steam Plant) Engineer, Stationary EngineerCorresponds with present STB No. 73.
423Stationary FiremenTitle is descriptiveStationary Fireman, Power Equipment Operator Helper, OilerCorresponds with present STB No. 74.
500Transportation, Other Than Train and Engine
501Transportation Supervisor and Chief Train DispatcherOccupational directly supervising train operationChief Train Dispatcher, Supervisor Train Operations, Transportation Supervisor, Supervisor Train Operations, Supervisor Locomotive and Car Distribution, Assistant Chief Train DispatcherCorresponds with present STB No. 75; adds new titles.
502Train DispatchersTitle is descriptiveTrain DispatcherCorresponds with present STB No. 76.
503Station, Freight and Passenger AgentsOccupations with responsibility for station operationsSupervising Station Agent, Assistant Supervising Station Agent, Station Agent, Freight Agent, Passenger Agent, Ticket Agent, Traveling Agent, Agent OperatorsConsolidates present STB Nos. 12, 78, 79, and 80.
504Chief Operators and Wire ChiefsTitle is descriptiveSupervising Operator, Chief Operator, Assistant Supervising Operator, Wire ChiefCorresponds with present STB No. 81.
505Clerk Operators, Towerman, Train DirectorsTitle is descriptiveClerk Operator, Block Operator, Operator, Towerman, Train DirectorsConsolidates present STB Nos. 77, 82 and 83.
506Station Masters and Assistants, Supervising Baggage Agents, Baggage Agents and AssistantsTitle is descriptiveStationmaster, Assistant Stationmaster, Supervising Baggage Agent, Baggage Agent, Assistant Baggage Agent, Parcel Room AgentConsolidates present STB Nos. 84, 85, and 86.
507Baggage, Parcel Room and Station AttendantsTitle is descriptiveBaggage Attendant, Parcel Room Attendant, Station Attendant, Gateman, Announcer, Station Usher, Red Cap, Information Bureau AttendantCorresponds with present STB No. 87.
508General and Assistant General Foremen, Stations, Warehouses, Grain Elevators, and DocksTitle is descriptiveGeneral Foreman, Assistant General ForemanConsolidates present STB Nos. 88 and 89.
509Gang Foremen, Stations, Warehouses, Grain Elevators and DocksTitle is descriptiveGang ForemanCorresponds with present STB No. 90.
510Grain Elevator, and Dock LaborersTitle is descriptiveLaborerConsolidates present STB Nos. 93 and 94.
511Station, and Warehouse LaborersTitle is descriptiveLoader, SealerCorresponds with present STB No. 91.
512Truckers (Station, Warehouse and Platforms)Title is descriptiveTruckerCorresponds with present STB No. 92.
513Food and Lodging Manager, SupervisorsOccupations with responsibility for supervision of food service or lodgingManager Lodging House, Restaurant Manager, Dining Car Supervisor, Dining Car StewardCorresponds with present STB No. 95.
514Transportation and Dining-Service InspectorsTitle is descriptiveInstructor Chef, Restaurant Inspector, Freight Service Inspector, Baggage InspectorCorresponds with present STB No. 99.
515Waiters and Kitchen Helpers (Restaurant and Dining Car)Title is descriptiveWaiter-in-charge, WaiterCorresponds with present STB No. 97.
516Chefs and Cooks (Restaurant and Dining Car)Title is descriptiveChef, CookCorresponds with present STB No. 96.
517Marine Officers and Workers and Shore WorkersAll occupations with predominant duties which are the operation of marine serviceCaptain, Engineer, Mate, Deckhand, Oiler, Purser, Boat Master, Fireman, Wharf Master, Able Seaman, Baggageman, Boat DispatcherCorresponds with present STB No. 98.
518Train AttendantsPassenger train occupations other than train service and dining car operationPorter, Buffet Lounge Attendant, StewardessConsolidates present STB Nos. 100 and 101.
519Bridge Operators and HelpersTitle is descriptiveBridge OperatorCorresponds with present STB No. 102.
520Bridge and Crossing Flagmen and GatemenTitle is descriptiveBridge Flagman, Crossing GatemanCorresponds with present STB No. 103.
521Yard ClerksClerical occupations situated in yards and yard officesYard Clerk, Yard Clerk Caller, Yard Demurrage Clerk, Yard Dispatcher Clerk, Piggyback ClerkNew classification.
522Crew DispatchersTitle is descriptiveCrew Dispatcher, Crew CallerNew classification.
523Yardmasters and Assistant YardmastersTitle is descriptiveYardmaster, Assistant YardmasterConsolidates present STB No. 105 and 106.
600Transportation, Train and Engine
601SwitchtendersTitle is descriptiveSwitchtenderCorresponds to present STB No. 107.
602Car Retarder Operators and Ground Service EmployeesGround occupations not part of yard crewCar Retarder Operator, Skatesman, Herder, Yard PilotNew classification—part of present STB No. 119; adds new titles.
603Outside HostlersTitle is descriptiveOutside HostlerCorresponds to present STB No. 108.
604Outside Hostler HelpersTitle is descriptiveOutside Hostler HelperCorresponds to present STB No. 110.
605Inside HostlerTitle is descriptiveInside HostlerCorresponds to present STB No. 109.
606Road Passenger ConductorsTitle is descriptivePassenger ConductorCorresponds to present STB No. 111.
607Assistant Road Passenger Conductors and Ticket CollectorsTitle is descriptiveAssistant Passenger Conductor, Ticket CollectorCorresponds to present STB No. 112.
608Road Freight Conductors (Through Freight)Title is descriptiveFreight Conductor, Work Train Conductor, (paid through rate)Corresponds to present STB No. 113.
609Road Freight Conductors (Local and Way Freight)Title is descriptiveFreight Conductor, Work Train Conductor, (paid local rate)Corresponds to present STB No. 114.
610Road Passenger BaggagepersonTitle is descriptiveBaggagepersonCorresponds to present STB No. 115.
611Road Passenger Brakemen and FlagmenTitle is descriptivePassenger Brakeman, Passenger FlagmanCorresponds to present STB No. 116.
612Road Freight Brakemen and Flagmen (Through Freight)Title is descriptiveFreight Brakeman, Freight Flagman, Work Train Brakeman (paid through rate)Corresponds to present STB No. 117.
613Road Freight Brakemen and Flagmen (Local and Way Freight)Title is descriptiveFreight Brakeman, Freight Flagman, Work Train Brakeman, (paid local rate)Corresponds to present STB No. 118.
614Yard Conductors and Yard ForemenTitle is descriptiveYard Conductor, Yard ForemanCorresponds to present STB No. 119 Less Car Retarder Operator and other ground occupations not part of Yard Crew.
615Yard Brakemen and Yard HelpersTitle is descriptiveYard Brakeman, Yard HelperCorresponds to present STB No. 120; adds new titles.
616Road Passenger Engineers and MotormenTitle is descriptivePassenger Engineer, Motorman, OperatorCorresponds to present STB No. 121.
617Road Freight Engineers (Through Freight)Title is descriptiveFreight Engineer, Work Train Engineer, (paid through rate)Corresponds to present STB No. 122.
618Road Freight Engineers (Local and Way Freight)Title is descriptiveFreight Engineer, Work Train Engineer, (paid local rate)Corresponds to present STB No. 123.
619Yard EngineersTitle is descriptiveYard EngineerCorresponds to present STB No. 124.
620Road Passenger Firemen and HelpersTitle is descriptivePassenger FiremanCorresponds to present STB No. 125.
621Road freight Firemen and Helpers (Through Freight)Title is descriptiveFreight FiremanCorresponds to present STB No. 126.
622Road Freight Firemen and Helpers (Local and Way Freight)Title is descriptiveFreight FiremanCorresponds to present STB No. 127.
623Yard Firemen and HelpersTitle is descriptiveYard FiremanCorresponds to present STB No. 128.

[47 FR 53868, Nov. 30, 1982, as amended at 50 FR 947, Jan. 8, 1985]

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