Lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. Includes ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine operators.
Machine Operator, Rail Maintenance Worker, Special Equipment Operator, Track Equipment Operator (TEO), Track Inspector, Track Laborer, Track Machine Operator, Track Maintainer, Track Man, Track Mechanic, Track Repair Person, Track Repairer, Track Service Person, Track Walker, Track Welder, Track Worker, Trackman
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