Signal and Track Switch Repairers

Top 3 railroad signal repair Jobs

  • Magna - Operator/Helper (Rail) - Marmon Holdings, Inc. - Magna, UT

    ... repair and many others. Railserve is also a member company of The Marmon Group, a global ... Receives starting signal from foreman or helper and moves controls, such as throttle and airbrakes ...

  • Murfreesboro- Operator Helper (Rail) - Marmon Holdings, Inc. - Murfreesboro, TN

    ... repair and many others. Railserve is also a member company of The Marmon Group, a global ... Receives starting signal from foreman or helper and moves controls, such as throttle and airbrakes ...

  • Track Laborer - Railworks - Stockton, CA

    ... build, repair and maintain railroad track. Uses a variety of hand and power tools and other ... Signals equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery ...

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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

  • 2020 employment: 6,600
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $80,570

Job Outlook for Signal and track switch repairers

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 400
  • Growth rate: 6 percent (As fast as average)

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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