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Job Description:

  • 1) Installs and maintains electrical wiring and equipment, such as motors, generators, air-conditioning units, electrical outlets, and lighting fixtures of railroad locomotives and cars, streetcars, and subway coaches: Measures, cuts, threads, bends, assembles, and installs conduits that connect to control panels and junction boxes, using hacksaw, pipe benders, pipe-threading tools, and other handtools.

  • 2) Splices wires with knife or cutting pliers and solders connections to fixtures, outlets, and equipment.

  • 3) Tests circuit connections, using electrical test equipment.

  • 4) Installs and tests electrical equipment, such as air-conditioning, heating, and ignition systems, generator brushes, and commutators.

  • 5) Installs and repairs headlights in locomotives and streetcars.

  • 6) Repairs electrical equipment, such as panel lighting, circuit breakers, junction boxes, voltage regulators, and reverse current relays.

  • 7) May recharge storage batteries.

  • 8) May rewind armatures.

  • 9) May be designated according to specialty as Accessories Repairer; Electrician, Control Equipment; Wirer, Passenger Car.




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Job Number: 3440