Railroad Brake/Switch Operator: Switches train cars for... [+] More
Railroad Brake/Switch Operator: Switches train cars for loading, unloading, making up, and breaking up of trains by throwing track switches within yard of railroad, industrial plant, quarry, construction project, or similar location.
Receives verbal or written instructions from rail yard personnel. Observes arm or lantern signal and relays information or throws track switch to facilitate shunting of cars to different locations in yard. May couple and uncouple cars for makeup and breakup of trains. May ride atop cars that have been shunted and turn handwheel to control speed of car or stop it at specified position. May wave arm or lantern to signal engineer to start or stop engine. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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