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  • 1) Controls movement of railroad or mine cars to position cars for loading or unloading at sidings, loading chutes, tipples, or scales, performing any combination of following tasks: Pushes or rides cars down slope.

  • 2) Guides and stops cars by switching, applying brakes, or placing scotches between wheel and rail.

  • 3) Uncouples and positions railroad car under loading chutes by inserting pinch bar under car wheels, using bar as fulcrum and lever to move car.

  • 4) Hooks cable to car and controls cable drum brake to ease car down incline.

  • 5) Opens and closes bottom doors of cars to dump contents.

  • 6) May assist in cleaning and preparing cars for loading.




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DOT:   932.683-010

Job Number: 1419