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Railroad Service Worker

97

Statewide
Job Postings
282nd

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
Not Available

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$24.87 - $29.24

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$25.46 - $35.78

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Railroad Service Worker - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 97 job postings for the occupation of Railroad Service Worker in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Railroad Service Worker. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

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There are not any certifications requested by Indiana employers for this occupation.
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What Railroad Service Worker Do:

Install, inspect, test, maintain, or repair electric gate crossings, signals, signal equipment, track switches, section lines, or intercommunications systems within a railroad system.

Common Job Activities:

  • Install, inspect, maintain, and repair various railroad service equipment on the road or in the shop, including railroad signal systems.
  • Inspect and test operation, mechanical parts, and circuitry of gate crossings, signals, and signal equipment such as interlocks and hotbox detectors.
  • Inspect switch-controlling mechanisms on trolley wires and in track beds, using hand tools and test equipment.
  • Drive motor vehicles to job sites.
  • Tighten loose bolts, using wrenches, and test circuits and connections by opening and closing gates.
  • Inspect electrical units of railroad grade crossing gates and repair loose bolts and defective electrical connections and parts.
  • Maintain high tension lines, de-energizing lines for power companies when repairs are requested.
  • Replace defective wiring, broken lenses, or burned-out light bulbs.
  • Record and report information about mileage or track inspected, repairs performed, and equipment requiring replacement.
  • Inspect, maintain, and replace batteries as needed.
  • Lubricate moving parts on gate-crossing mechanisms and swinging signals.
  • Test air lines and air cylinders on pneumatically operated gates.
  • Clean lenses of lamps with cloths and solvents.

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