Job Description and Jobs
- 1) Inspects, tests, and repairs electric gate crossings, signals, and signal equipment within division of railroad system: Drives truck along track route and stops truck to inspect and test gate crossings, signals, and signal equipment, such as interlocks and hotbox detectors.
- 2) Inspects batteries to ensure that batteries are filled with battery water or to determine need for replacement.
- 3) Tests signal circuit connections, using standard electrical testing equipment.
- 4) Replaces defective wiring, broken lenses, or burned-out light bulbs.
- 5) Cleans lenses of lamps with cloths and solvent.
- 6) Lubricates moving parts on gate crossing mechanisms and swinging signals.
- 7) Inspects electrical units of railroad grade crossing gates to detect loose bolts, defective electrical connections and parts.
- 8) Tightens loose bolts, using wrench, and tests circuits and connections by opening and closing gate.
- 9) Compiles reports indicating mileage or track inspected, repairs made, and equipment requiring replacement.
- 10) May inspect mechanical gate crossings and repair defective cables on hand-operated gates and test air lines and air cylinders on pneumatically operated gates.
Is being a "SIGNAL MAINTAINER" your very best career choice?
Our Career Interest Test
will show you which careers match your interests.
Our Free Personality Test will show you which careers match your personality and why.
Click here for "SIGNAL MAINTAINER" Jobs
See the Future Outlook and Educational Requirements for "SIGNAL MAINTAINER"
Our Most Popular Products
End Of Job Description for: "SIGNAL MAINTAINER"
Job Number: 9376