Interview Information

Interviews, which usually last about 20 minutes, are scheduled by the TCC Railroad Coordinator. The panel of interviewers consists of 1 or 2 people from TCC and 1 or 2 people from the railroad industry. You will be notified via email if you are offered an interview.

The interview is for a seat in our Railroad Dispatcher Training Program. This is not a job interview for any railroad. 

Interview Dates

If you are selected for an interview, you will be notified via email regarding your interview date and time.

Applicant Pre-Screening

  • 4 to 5 applicants will be interviewed for each seat available in a class. The class is limited to 16 students.
  • Priority is given to applicants who have not previously been interviewed for the program.
  • Interviewees are selected by the panel based on a review of the application and the results of the Dispatcher Aptitude Test.

Preparing for the Interview

  • Confirm the time and location of your interview well in advance. (This information will be sent to selected interview candidates.)
  • Arrive at the interview location between 5 and 15 minutes before your interview.
  • Be prepared to spend up to 2 hours at the interview site to accommodate the busy interview schedule.
  • Dress in business attire (recommended).
  • Be aware that you are responsible for all travel expenses associated with your interview.
  • All interviews are in person. Interviews are not conducted via telephone or computer.



Northwest Campus
Terri Kleam, Railroad Program Coordinator
4801 Marine Creek Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76179-3599



Updated November 06, 2014


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