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

Related occupations for task:

Drive locomotives to and from various stations in roundhouses to have locomotives cleaned, serviced, repaired, or supplied.

53-4022.00 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers
  • Operate locomotives in emergency situations.
  • Start diesel engines to warm engines before runs.
  • Operate and drive locomotives, diesel switch engines, dinkey engines, flatcars, and railcars in train yards and at industrial sites.
  • Ride atop cars that have been shunted, and turn handwheels to control speeds or stop cars at specified positions.
53-4011.00 Locomotive Engineers
  • Receive starting signals from conductors and use controls such as throttles or air brakes to drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas turbine-electric locomotives.
  • Operate locomotives to transport freight or passengers between stations or to assemble or disassemble trains within rail yards.
  • Drive diesel-electric rail-detector cars to transport rail-flaw-detecting machines over tracks.
47-5044.00 Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining
  • Guide and stop cars by switching, applying brakes, or placing scotches, or wooden wedges, between wheels and rails.