Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Top 3 Railroad Track Maintenance Jobs

  • Mechanic Heavy Equipment (Traveling) - BNSF Railway - La Crosse, WI

    Maintenance and repair of railroad track construction heavy equipment. SAFETY: Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures

  • Track Maintenance (Laborer, Truck Driver)- LA Junction Railway - LA Junction - Los Angeles, CA

    Track maintenance - construct, inspect, repair track, and other railroad property/facilities; 2) Equipment operation and maintenance; 3) Crew and

  • Rail Track Maintenance Foreman - Canadian National Railway - Parry, NJ

    They also work as key members of a crew inspecting, repairing and replacing rails, ties, switches and ballasts. Critical performance areas include

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What They Do

Lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. Includes ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine operators.


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