Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Signal and Track Switch Repairers: Career Information
Signal and Track Switch Repairers
Top 3 railroad signal repair Jobs
- Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
- Chicago, IL
Performs various duties in the installation, maintenance and removal of track ties, rails, fasteners, ballast
Signal and Train Control Inspector (Rail)
- Zephyr UAS, Inc.
- Los Angeles, CA
Perform inspection, testing, repair and maintenance of eletromechanical or electronic systems and equipment
• Experience with railroad signaling
- Herzog Transit Services
- San Jose, CA
Construct forms and foundations for signal equipment
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What Signal and track switch repairers Do
Install, inspect, test, maintain, or repair electric gate crossings, signals, signal equipment, track switches, section lines, or intercommunications systems within a railroad system.
Signal and track switch repairer Salaries
- 2014 employment: 9,500
- May 2015 median annual wage: $63,840
Job Outlook for Signal and track switch repairers
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 0
- Growth rate: 0 percent (Little or no change)
How to Become a Signal and track switch repairer
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.