• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Engineman A man who manages, or waits on, an engine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n engineman A man who manages an engine, as in steamers, steam-cars, manufactories, etc.
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In literature:

The donkey engineman was killed on deck sitting in front of his boiler.
"The San Francisco Calamity" by Various
A moment later and the engineman yelled.
"The Iron Trail" by Rex Beach
Down the track an engineman, in his cab, answered with a short blast of, the whistle.
"The Young Engineers in Arizona" by H. Irving Hancock
After the valves were in gear and the engine in motion, two levers on the engineman's side moved back and forth continuously.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 832, December 12, 1891" by Various
It was a good deal later than usual that morning when the engineman at the works sent down the first skip-load of colliers into the pit.
"Fern's Hollow" by Hesba Stretton
What are the duties of an engineman before attaching a locomotive to the train?
"The Traveling Engineers' Association" by Anonymous
The engineman's right hand sought the little brass "air" lever as he heard the sound.
"Cab and Caboose" by Kirk Munroe
An engineman and a stoker were leaning over the bulwark to cool themselves.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
The drunken engineman let the engine run wild, and it was thrown completely out of order.
"James Watt" by Andrew Carnegie
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles