Train Dispatcher

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Date: 13 Apr 2024

Location: Sanford, FL, US

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signaling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Join us as a Train Dispatcher and you will be looking at a career-defining role based in Sanford, FL. Dispatchers use computers and radio communications to control the safe movement of trains throughout specified rail network. The Dispatchers constantly monitor train movement and conditions affecting their movement, taking immediate action when necessary.


In you role as a Train Dispatcher, you will:

  • Interpret and apply operating and safety rules under the FRA, exercise good judgment, analyze problems and take corrective action when necessary.
  • Identify and distinguish colors displayed on a video monitor and video display in order to read track labels, switch indicator lights and other safety sensitive indications.
  • Communicate with personnel on weather or any other conditions affecting train movement.
  • Remotely control track switches and traffic signals and apply and remove blocking devices.
  • Other responsibilities include for keeping travel records, logs and schedules.


As our ideal candidate:


  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • 2 – 4 years of experience.
  • Understand oral and written communications both general and technical.
  • Provide clear instructions/directions.
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly by radio, intercom and telephone.
  • FRA and DOT knowledge would be preferred.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.


Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

Job Segment: Dispatcher, Transportation, Operations

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