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  • 1) Installs and repairs woodwork, such as flooring, wall linings, sidings, posts, sills, and window sashes, in railcars, including freight cars and cabooses: Inspects interior of railcar to detect broken, damaged, or cracked woodwork.

  • 2) Estimates amount and kind of lumber required for repairs or installation.

  • 3) Measures and cuts required lumber and plywood materials to specified size, using ruler and handsaw or power saw.

  • 4) Repairs or replaces defective woodwork, using handtools.

  • 5) Installs tongued-and-grooved or plywood flooring and wall linings, using pneumatic squeezing, nailing, and stapling devices.

  • 6) Replaces broken door and window glass.

  • 7) May install aisle runners, rafters, and roof canvas to flooring and roofs of streetcars or cable cars and be designated Carpenter, Streetcar.




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DOT:   860.381-038

Job Number: 1483