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  • 1) Performs any combination of following tasks to inspect and repair streetcar bodies, following blueprints and wiring diagrams and using handtools, power tools, and electrical test equipment: Examines car roof for wear and damage and repairs defective sections, using specified roofing material, cement, nails, and waterproof paint.

  • 2) Cuts sheet metal strips and bolts strips to sign frame joints, installs glass panes, and trims frayed or torn sign material to repair streetcar route signs, using handtools.

  • 3) Tests current continuity of car wiring, using ammeter.

  • 4) Engages controls to drive streetcar specified distance and pushes light and signal switches to test electrical system of car.

  • 5) Replaces defective wiring and insulation and tightens electrical connections, using handtools.

  • 6) Glues ends of window sash frames together, screws weather stripping and brass channels to frame, and installs glass panes to repair window sashes, using handtools.

  • 7) Unbolts defective slats from frame and front gate of lifeguard, drills boltholes in new slats and bolts slats in place, using power wrench and drill.

  • 8) Removes defective sandbox from beneath platform of car, fills new box with sand, and installs box on car, using handtools.

  • 9) Records condition of car, repairs made, and work to be performed by repair shop.

  • 10) May be designated according to specific activity performed as Car-Roof Repairer; Destination-Sign Repairer; Electrical Inspector; Sash Repairer; Streetcar Sandbox And Lifeguard-Unit Repairer.




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DOT:   807.381-026

Job Number: 10015