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  • 1) Repairs and maintains braking devices on railroad tracks leading into yard of terminal to ensure specified performance of braking device, using handtools: Gathers specified tools, such as gauges, grease gun, and handtools, required to complete work assignment, such as greasing fittings or replacing brake shoes.

  • 2) Adjusts and measures distances between brake shoes to specified standards, using handtools, gauge, and steel rule.

  • 3) Removes bolts, screws, and metal plates to access parts of braking device, following blueprints.

  • 4) Examines broken device to isolate defect or verify repairs needed.

  • 5) Removes designated part, places new part in braking device and adjusts fit to ensure accurate placement, working as member of team.

  • 6) Replaces bolts, screws, and metal plates, using hand and pneumatic tools.

  • 7) Inspects braking device for conformance to standards.

  • 8) Greases fittings of braking device to maintain and prevent excessive wear of parts.

  • 9) Loosens and lifts braking device from rail, using handtools and crane, and replaces broken or deteriorated track beams, working as member of team.




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DOT:   622.261-010

Job Number: 1080