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Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

 

Drive locomotive or dinkey engines within a railroad yard, quarry, or construction project.

Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers drive locomotive or dinkey engines within a railroad yard, quarry, construction project, or similar location.


Wages $30.89 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Poor
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Transportation Operations
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