Signal and Track Switch Repairers

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    ... orders, signals , railroad rules, and regulation. • Maintaining records of servicing and engine repairs as scheduled. • Maintaining inventory of spare parts and placing necessary orders as ...

  • Railroad Track Laborer (Trackman) - American Track - Anniston, AL

    The Railroad Trackman works as a crew member to maintain, repair , and replace rails , ties, switches ... Understand and follow verbal/visual communications; respond to audible and visual signals and ...

  • Railroad Conductor / Engineer - Succession Planning for Railroads Investing in the Next Generation (SPRING) - Deming, NM

    ... a railroad , industrial plant, or similar location to facilitate the unloading and loading of ... signals from other crew members. · May make minor repairs to couplings, air hoses and journal ...

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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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