North Eastern Railroad
New Engineer Orientation
to North Eastern Railroad's new engineer orientation.
start your new career at NERR you should familiarize yourself with the
do I need to join?
is the procedure
in order to join the North Eastern Railroad crew of Engineers:
Complete and submit the NERR Engineer’s Application (link below);
You will be sent a copy of your information to the email address that you
supplied, so make sure it is correct and working peoperly. You
can then log into NETS through the main page, and you will be taken to the
orientation centre where you will be able to take the Entrance Exam.
is an automatic feature, that relies on your correct input. You have to score 75% or better to pass your Entrance Exam, and have your
engineer's application accepted.
After passing your Entrance Exam and having your Engineer’s Application
accepted, you will be have a number of tasks to perform that will make you
familiar with NERR and MSTS. All of the tasks can be accessed through NETS.
site was created to have all new Applicants work through a number of tasks that
are typical of working with North Eastern Railroad. You
must be able to complete these tasks successfully before receiving
additional password access to the files download area, and other locations of
the NERR Website.
In the past several ‘new engineers’ were unable to complete basic tasks, and
used the forums to ask inappropriate questions. As all of the NERR staff are volunteers on our website, we
were unable to spend the amount of time that was needed to guide these ‘new
engineers’ and ‘hold their hand’ through a basic equipment or work order
Do NOT skip over any of the steps - read the instructions carefully and
completely, and then follow them. t will save you time and frustration, and it
will make our task of getting you into the NERR much easier.
Do NOT skip over any of the steps - read the instructions carefully and completely, and then follow them. t will save you time and frustration, and it will make our task of getting you into the NERR much easier.
At the NERR New Engineer Orientation site you will be given a number of tasks
to complete. You can do these tasks
in a couple of days or in a couple of weeks.
tasks will vary from successfully installing a route, equipment, or work order
to successfully completing designated work orders.
You also will be tested on a variety of topics, including information as
contained in the NERR Staff Guidelines Manual and the NERR Operations Manual.
When you successfully complete the New Engineer Orientation, you will
receive additional access to the NERR site and forums.
you are in your New Engineer Orientation Period, make sure you have fun! The tasks you are to complete successfully are typical in the
day of a NERR Engineer’s life, and the skills learned during this time will
assist you later on while running NERR work orders and performing other duties
while ‘employed’ by NERR. All
staff are very helpful in assisting you in the process of learning, and will
assist you in preparing to become a full fledged NERR employee. Once you are part of NERR staff, you can start working
through your Engineer Trainee period. You
can only receive Callboard Credit and ‘virtual pay’ for completing NERR Work
Orders. And you can work through
the various NERR ranks into a Senior NERR position!
that you made it this far you may apply for a position at North
Eastern Railroad. After
you submit your completed Engineer's
Application, you can log into NETS to take your Entrance
Exam. You have to receive a 75% or better to pass your Entrance
do I learn at NERR’s New Engineer Orientation?
are descriptions of some of the tasks you learn at the NERR New Engineer
Orientation Program. Knowing these tasks already will assist you in completing the
Orientation Period sooner!
= Controls/Driving Gauges on/off;
= Track Monitor;
= Heads Up Display (HUD) - Twice for extended HUD;
= Siding/Station names on/off;
= Switch Monitor;
= Consist Monitor (shows your train for coupling/uncoupling);
= Schedule Monitor (shows next station in time table);
= All the descriptions and work orders and help functions are listed in here
along with keyboard assignments of all the commands needed to drive a train.
you are ready, click on the link below to complete your NERR New Engineer
[ ENGINEER'S APPLICATION ]
North Eastern Railroad
This document was last updated on Saturday, January 31, 2009 05:35:02 PM