In Rocinante he is an engineer for the D&O Railroad. By Snowplow Extra he is the Senior engineer for the C&SL Railroad, he works hard during Snowplow Extra, despite being unwell. His connection with the C & SL RR continues through later books. He is still a part time Engineer in Facing the Storm despite advancing age, due to staffing issues. He is officially retired by Square One. However his involvement with the Railroad continues as he fills in when required.