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Signal and Track Switch Repairers

Install, inspect, or maintain electric gate crossings and signal equipment.

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National Data
$41.39 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  5.6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Inspect electrical or electronic systems for defects.
  • Inspect equipment to locate or identify electrical problems.
  • Inspect mechanical equipment to locate damage, defects, or wear.
  • Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning.
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Job Title Examples:

Electric Track Switch Maintainer
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