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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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DOT:   622.281-010

Job Number: 6016