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    Conductor Exam 8094


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    #4171 Jsalcedo718

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    Posted 01 February 2016 - 10:20 AM

    just called DCAS automated service and, the exam has been extended until 2017.


    I would think that means alot of people have fallen short of the requirements than they assumed, so they have to take more from the list than expected.
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    #4172 tdevon2012

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    Posted 01 February 2016 - 11:47 AM

    They have been very slow as far as hiring people off this list since it was established. Then to have another conductor exam coming out they would have no choice but to extended this list. But it's good news for me.
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    #4173 MTAhopefullMatt

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    Posted 01 February 2016 - 01:37 PM

    Yes, it makes sense that they'll extend the list until they have a list established for the conductor exam taking place this spring. This gives them time so they don't have to rush when creating a final list for the upcoming exam. I don't think they've had great trouble finding qualified people off the current list. It seems to me that there's been steady hiring of conductors for years on end.
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    #4174 tprashad0719

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    Posted 01 February 2016 - 04:32 PM

    wait so exam 8094 has been extended to 2017?


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    #4175 tdevon2012

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    Posted 01 February 2016 - 05:38 PM

    From the automated DCAS number, yes.
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    #4176 tprashad0719

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    Posted 01 February 2016 - 05:39 PM

    Dam they might actually reach the 65xx mark
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    #4177 tdevon2012

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    Posted 01 February 2016 - 07:30 PM

    Well I'm already on a outstanding certification so they must be getting close to the 6,000.

    Edited by tdevon2012, 01 February 2016 - 07:31 PM.

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    #4178 Postal 1

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    Posted 12 February 2016 - 10:58 AM

    Hey guys n gals I need a phone number to call 180 Livingston to inquire about reinstatements for a friend of mine. The last number I have is for Mrs. Shivers but I haven been told that she is no longer the conductor liaison.
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    #4179 Postal 1

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    Posted 20 February 2016 - 08:00 AM

    I called too and she told me that a lot of people haven't gotten their letters due to the storm on Saturday and that if I didn't receive one that I should call back on Thursday.

    what number did you call and who did you speak to?


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    #4180 SubwayGuy

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    Posted 20 February 2016 - 02:30 PM

    They have been very slow as far as hiring people off this list since it was established. Then to have another conductor exam coming out they would have no choice but to extended this list. But it's good news for me.

     

    No, actually they have not. They have already called more people than they typically do for a conductor list, and that's with a year still to go on the current one.

     

    It was pushed back because the results of the open competitive exam, due to the large number of people taking it, as well as the existence of other exams that need to be gone through (promotional train operator, open competitive train operator, promotional assistant train dispatcher, and promotional train service supervisor), will cause the new list not to be ready for close to a year. Considering the new test isn't until April anyway, that actually represents a quick turnaround for them.


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