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Ballast Regulator Operator Salary
in Raleigh, North Carolina

$42,886 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$695

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ballast Regulator Operator is $42,886 a year and $21 an hour in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Ballast Regulator Operator is between $31,893 and $52,050. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates several types of heavy equipment, such as rail-mounted tamping machines, brooms, graders, and ballast cleaning machines to tamp ballast beneath and between ties, to clean tracks, to clean and redistribute ballast, and to grade and level ballast on railroad tracks: pulls levers and depresses pedals to drive machines and control attachments, such as blades, hydraulic turntables, jacks, brooms, and tampers.
  • Tightens loose bolts and adjusts blades, using wrenches.
  • Lubricates machines, changes oil, and fills hydraulic reservoirs to specified levels.
  • May be designated according to type equipment operated as ballast-cleaning-machine operator; ballast-regulator operator; tamping-machine operator; track-broom operator.
Ballast Regulator Operator Job Prevalence in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Job family: Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

Job family population: 4,690

Estimated population of Ballast Regulator Operator jobs: 806

Rate of error: 9.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,717
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh Cost of Living Score:

Description: Raleigh (; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is the second-largest city in the state, after Charlotte. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 479,332 as of July 1, 2018. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh...

Ballast Regulator Operator Job Listings for Raleigh, North Carolina

Building Engineer, mobile role
Jun 12
Cary, NC, USA
CBRE
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental ... operating costs at a minimum. Maintains the building lighting system, including element and ballast ...
HVAC Building Engineer
May 29
Durham, NC, USA
CBRE
... regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations and work ... operating costs at a minimum. Maintains the building lighting system, including element and ballast ...
Commercial Building Engineer
Jun 12
Durham, NC, USA
Arcadia Management Group
Where applicable, maintains the interior lighting, including element and ballast repairs or ... operating efficiencies.
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