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53-4021 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

Operate railroad track switches. Couple or uncouple rolling stock to make up or break up trains. Signal engineers by hand or flagging. May inspect couplings, air hoses, journal boxes, and hand brakes.

Illustrative examples: Railway Switch Operator, Switch Coupler

Broad Occupation: 53-4020 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators
Minor Group: 53-4000 Rail Transportation Workers
Major Group: 53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010