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Railway yard and track maintenance workers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7531

Railway yard workers regulate yard traffic, couple and uncouple trains and perform related yard activities. Railway track maintenance workers operate machines and equipment to lay, maintain and repair railway tracks. They are employed by railway transport companies.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Aligner-tamper Operator - Railway
  • Anchor-applicator Operator - Railway
  • Automatic Anchor-applicator Operator - Railway
  • Ballast Regulator Operator - Railway
  • Ballast-equalizer Operator - Railway
  • Ballast-leveller Operator - Railway
  • Car Controller - Railway
  • Car Retarder Operator - Railway Yard
  • Control Tower Operator - Railway
  • Coupler - Railway Yard
  • Fitter Tracks - Railway
  • Freight Car Distributor - Railway Yard
  • Gandy Dancer - Railway
  • Interlocking Cabin Switcher - Railway Yard
  • Interlocking Signal Box Switcher - Railway Yard
  • Journal Box Greaser - Railway Yard
  • Lag Bolter Operator - Railway
  • Locomotive Attendant - Railway Yard
  • Locomotive Distributor - Railway Yard
  • Locomotive Engine Servicer
  • Locomotive Maintenance Attendant
  • Locomotive Servicer
  • Machine Operator - Railway
  • Maintenance Of Way Employee - Railway
  • Maintenance Of Way Inspector - Railway
  • Mechanical Tamper Operator - Railway
  • Motor Vehicle Operator - Pole Yard
  • Rail Grinder - Railway
  • Rail Sander
  • Rail Saw Operator
  • Rail Saw Operator - Railway
  • Rail-aligner Operator - Railway
  • Rail-grinder Operator - Railway
  • Rail-lifter Operator - Railway
  • Railway Car Controller - Railway Yard
  • Railway Car Distributor
  • Railway Car Greaser
  • Railway Car Lubricating Specialist
  • Railway Car Lubricator
  • Railway Car Oiler
  • Railway Equipment Operator
  • Railway Line Inspector
  • Railway Maintenance Equipment Operator
  • Railway Signalman/woman
  • Railway Tank Car Servicer
  • Railway Tie Inspector
  • Railway Track Inspector
  • Railway Track Maintenance Equipment Operator
  • Railway Track Maintenance Worker
  • Railway Track Patroller
  • Railway Track Repairer
  • Railway Track Tamper Operator
  • Railway Trackman/woman
  • Railway Train Engine Maintenance Worker
  • Railway-tie-injector Operator
  • Retarder Operator - Railway Yard
  • Section Worker - Railway
  • Signal Tower Operator - Railway
  • Signalman/woman - Railway Transport
  • Snowblower Operator - Railway
  • Spike Machine Operator - Railway
  • Spike Puller Machine Operator - Railway
  • Spike-driver Operator - Railway
  • Spiker Operator - Railway
  • Spiking Machine Operator - Railway
  • Switch Tender - Railway Yard
  • Switcher - Railway Yard
  • Switching Station Switcher - Railway Yard
  • Switchman/woman - Railway
  • Tamper Operator - Railway
  • Tamper-aligner Operator - Railway
  • Tamping Machine Operator - Railway
  • Tank Car Controller - Railway Yard
  • Tie Axe Unit Operator - Railway
  • Tie Crane Operator - Railway
  • Tie Plate Jack Operator - Railway
  • Tie Saw Operator - Railway
  • Tie Shear Operator - Railway
  • Tie Tamper Operator - Railway
  • Tie-bed-scarifier Operator - Railway
  • Tie-cutter Operator - Railway
  • Tie-cutting Machine Operator - Railway
  • Tie-end-remover Operator - Railway
  • Tie-injector Operator - Railway
  • Tie-placer Operator - Railway
  • Tie-plate-placer Operator - Railway
  • Tower Operator - Railway Transport
  • Towerman/woman - Railway Transport
  • Track Broom Machine Operator - Railway
  • Track Dresser - Railway
  • Track Fitter - Railway
  • Track Layer - Railway
  • Track Maintenance Worker - Railway
  • Track Repairman/woman - Railway
  • Track Tamper - Railway
  • Track-liner Operator - Railway
  • Track-maintenance-machine Operator - Railway
  • Trackman/woman - Railway Yard
  • Trackmobile Operator - Railway
  • Track-surfacing Machine Operator - Railway
  • Trackwalker - Railway
  • Trainman/woman - Railway Yard
  • Transfer Table Operator - Railway Yard
  • Turntable Operator - Railway Yard
  • Yard Coupler - Railway
  • Yard Switchman/woman - Railway Transport
  • Yard Trainman/woman
  • Yard Worker - Railway
  • Yardman/woman - Railway
  • Ballast Regulator Operator - Railway
  • Car Controller - Railway
  • Control Tower Operator - Railway
  • Machine Operator - Railway
  • Rail Saw Operator
  • Railway Equipment Operator
  • Railway Track Patroller
  • Railway Trackman/woman
  • Section Worker - Railway
  • Signal Tower Operator - Railway
  • Spike Machine Operator - Railway
  • Switch Tender - Railway Yard
  • Tie Tamper Operator - Railway
  • Towerman/woman - Railway Transport
  • Yard Coupler - Railway
  • Yard Worker - Railway
  • Motor Vehicle Operator - Pole Yard

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