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Apparatus Solutions Streetcar Operator — M-1 Rail/QLINE Detroit in Detroit, Michigan

The M-1 Rail, a non-profit organization, formed in 2007 to lead the design, construction, and operation of the QLINE Detroit, is looking for Streetcar Operators.


  • Operates a streetcar in revenue service, non-revenue service, and in the streetcar storage yard and maintenance facility in strict compliance with M-1RAIL?s rules, policies, and procedures (SOP?s);

  • Operates communication system in accordance with radio protocols and FCC regulations

  • Communicates with maintenance staff regarding equipment observations and malfunctions;

  • Performs streetcar pre-trip and post-trip inspections in accordance with standard procedures and general orders and notices;

  • Assists in acceptance and commissioning of new streetcars and associated equipment;

  • Completes all required reports accurately at the end of the scheduled shift.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must be at least 21 years old

  • Possession of or the ability to obtain a Commerical Drivers License (CDL)

  • Good driving record

  • Ability to pass the Department of Transporation (DOT) physical examination, including random drug and alcohol screenings

  • Must be able to successfully complete the Streetcar Operator Training Program and be certified to operate an M-1 RAIL Streetcar

  • Ability to maintain a high level of concentration, dependability, reliability, and safety

  • Ability to exercise prudent and timely judgment in standard and emergency situations

  • Customer service experience preferred

  • Previous professional transportation experience in streetcar/LRV, transit bus, and/or trucking preferred

M-1 Rail 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, disability, age, or veteran status.