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Qualification: Balanced SOC code: 474061 RailTrack Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators Occupation is Green

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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*How we calculate wages - Source data for wages come from the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey and are subject to restrictions and limitations of the survey. Self-employment, private households and agricultural employment, except for agricultural services, are excluded from OES. All wage estimations are adjusted as of March 2013. Learn more.

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