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  • 1) Operates rail-flaw-detection machine aboard rail-flaw-detector-railroad car to detect defects in railroad tracks and analyzes graphic recording to determine any and type of defect: Synchronizes electronic recording equipment, meters, and other apparatus of rail-detector car or machine, using handtools.

  • 2) Fills container located at base of rail-detector car with paint so that machine will automatically mark section of defective rail.

  • 3) Starts machine and signals worker to operate rail-detector car along tracks.

  • 4) Analyzes graphic recordings to determine type of defects detected and prepares reports on findings.

  • 5) Replaces rolls of sensitized paper and tubes of ink as necessary.

  • 6) Tests electronic components of rail-flaw-detection machine, using tube and circuit tester.




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DOT:   910.263-010

Job Number: 8200