Rail Car Repairers

Rail Car Repairers

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul railroad rolling stock, mine cars, or mass transit rail cars.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Adaptability/Flexibility * Attention to Detail * Independence * Innovation * Initiative * Cooperation * Self Control * Concern for Others * Integrity

Representative Tasks * Inspect components such as bearings, seals, gaskets, wheels, and coupler assemblies to determine if repairs are needed. * Record conditions of cars, and repair and maintenance work performed or to be performed. * Remove locomotives, car mechanical units, or other components, using pneumatic hoists and jacks, pinch bars, hand tools, and cutting torches.


Transportation & Warehousing, Government,

Job Family Installation, Maintenance, and Repair

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