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53-4013.00 - Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

Related occupations for task:

Inspect track for defects such as broken rails and switch malfunctions.

53-4022.00 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers
  • Inspect couplings, air hoses, journal boxes, and handbrakes to ensure that they are securely fastened and functioning properly.
  • Inspect locomotives to detect damaged or worn parts.
  • Inspect tracks, cars, and engines for defects and to determine service needs, sending engines and cars for repairs as necessary.
53-4031.00 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
  • Inspect each car periodically during runs.
  • Inspect freight cars for compliance with sealing procedures, and record car numbers and seal numbers.
53-4011.00 Locomotive Engineers
  • Inspect locomotives after runs to detect damaged or defective equipment.
47-5044.00 Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining
  • Inspect boarding and locking of open-top box cars and wedging of side-drop and hopper cars to prevent loss of material in transit.