Rail Car Repairers
Also called: Rail Car Welder, Carman, Car Repairman, Rail Car Mechanic
What they do:Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul railroad rolling stock, mine cars, or mass transit rail cars.
On the job, you would:
- Repair or replace defective or worn parts such as bearings, pistons, and gears, using hand tools, torque wrenches, power tools, and welding equipment.
- Test units for operability before and after repairs.
- Record conditions of cars, and repair and maintenance work performed or to be performed.
Engineering and Technology
Safety and Government
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Internet browser software
See more details at O*NET OnLine about rail car repairers.