Operate controls to open and close transit vehicle doors.
Drive and control rail-guided public transportation, such as subways, elevated trains, and electric-powered streetcars, trams, or trolleys, to transport passengers.
Monitor lights indicating obstructions or other trains ahead and watch for car and truck traffic at crossings to stay alert to potential hazards.
Direct emergency evacuation procedures.
Regulate vehicle speed and the time spent at each stop to maintain schedules.
Report delays, mechanical problems, and emergencies to supervisors or dispatchers, using radios.
Make announcements to passengers, such as notifications of upcoming stops or schedule delays.
Complete reports, including shift summaries and incident or accident reports.
Greet passengers, provide information, and answer questions concerning fares, schedules, transfers, and routings.
Collect fares from passengers, and issue change and transfers.