Maintenance and repair of railroad track construction heavy equipment. SAFETY: Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures
Track maintenance - construct, inspect, repair track, and other railroad property/facilities; 2) Equipment operation and maintenance; 3) Crew and
They also work as key members of a crew inspecting, repairing and replacing rails, ties, switches and ballasts. Critical performance areas include
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.
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
Education and training:
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