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Brake Inspector Salary
in Idaho, United States

$61,506 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,661

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Inspector is $61,506 a year and $30 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Inspector is between $44,175 and $75,837. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Brake Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Inspects railroad cars for structural defects and tests mechanical equipment, such as brakes, airhoses, and couplings to ensure that they are in operating condition: observes cars from elevated platform or from ground as cars roll by, or climbs aboard train to test equipment and to locate defects.
  • Examines car roofs, ice hatches, brake beams, doors, and floors for structural defects and obstructions.
  • Turns handwheel to test brakes and ascertain that they are in operating condition.
  • Inspects and tests airhoses for leakage.
  • Inspects wheel trucks for dragging equipment.
  • Opens journal boxes to determine that they are filled with grease.
  • Prepares reports on findings, indicating number of car and type of repair required.
  • May inspect electrical circuitry and recommend improvements or repairs to electrical operations.
  • May tag cars in need of immediate repairs.
  • May place lanterns or flags in front and rear of train to warn other workers that inspection is being performed.
  • May inspect locomotives.
  • May be designated according to type of car inspected as passenger-car inspector.
Brake Inspector Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Transportation Inspectors

Job family population: 30,030

Estimated population of Brake Inspector jobs: 2,426

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$71,303
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Brake Inspector Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Diesel Mechanic
Feb 16
Eden, United States
Standlee Premium Western Forage
Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition. * Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil ...
RV Technician
Feb 15
Meridian, ID, USA
LaborMax Staffing
Inspect, repair, or replace brake systems. * Inspect mechanical components of vehicles to identify problems. * Repair worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts. INTERIOR COMPONENTS * Diagnose and ...
Tire Technician
Feb 22
Burley, ID, USA
Commercial Tire
Job Knowledge: - Mount, dismount, air pressure checks, balancing, tire rotation and flat repairs. - Ensure lug nuts are tightened to the proper torque specifications. - Inspect brake pads ...
General Labor - Tire Work **Employee Paid Benefits**
Dec 27
Grandview, ID, USA
Commercial Tire
Job Knowledge: - Mount, dismount, air pressure checks, balancing, tire rotation and flat repairs. - Ensure lug nuts are tightened to the proper torque specifications. - Inspect brake pads ...
Heavy Duty Diesel Tech-Sign-on Bonus for Qualified Candidates
Jan 23
Eden, ID, USA
Rocky Mountain Truck Centers
Performs inspection, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment. Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to diagnose issues ...
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