Signal and Track Switch Repairers

Signal and Track Switch Repairers

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

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Integrity * Analytical Thinking * Cooperation * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility * Stress Tolerance * Initiative * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Drive motor vehicles to job sites. * 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.


Transportation & Warehousing, Government,

Job Family Installation, Maintenance, and Repair

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