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- 1) Inspects railroad locomotives in roundhouse or shop to determine extent of wear and needed repairs, using handtools and measuring instruments: Examines firebox, journal boxes, and bearings to detect wear.
- 2) Taps parts, such as rods, wheels, and bolts with hammer or rawhide mallet and listens to sound to detect ruptures or cracks.
- 3) Measures wheel flanges with calipers and depth gauge to detect excessive wear or flat spots.
- 4) Reports defects to SUPERVISOR, ROUNDHOUSE or prepares inspection report form.
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Job Number: 6016