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Qualification: SOC code: 474061

Lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrowgauge 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.

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: High school diploma or equivalent. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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