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Brake Inspector Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$81,438 (USD)

Average Salary

$39/hr

Average Hourly

$2,199

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Inspector is $81,438 a year and $39 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Inspector is between $58,491 and $100,413. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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:
$94,409
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Brake Inspector Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Automotive Express/Lube Technician- Advantage Toyota
May 13
Valley Stream, NY, USA
Atlantic Auto Group
... point inspections, and changing automotive fluids. He or she checks the oil, tire pressure and condition, filters, windshield wiper fluid, power steering fluid, brake fluid, transmission and ...
Mechanic
May 3
New York, NY, USA
Maggies Paratransit Corp
Maintains equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements ... brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments ...
Automotive Express/Lube Technician- Atlantic Chevrolet
Apr 20
Bay Shore, NY, USA
Atlantic Auto Group
... point inspections, and changing automotive fluids. He or she checks the oil, tire pressure and condition, filters, windshield wiper fluid, power steering fluid, brake fluid, transmission and ...
Mechanic
Apr 16
Princeton, NJ, USA
A-1 Limousine Inc.
... brake systems REQUIRED Inspection o steering and air suspension components Diesel knowledge preferred but not required Must be able to lift min. 75 lbs. Will train the right candidate Company ...
Truck/Diesel Mechanic w/ $2K Sign On Bonus
May 10
Bronx, USA
FreshDirect
... inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making ... brake systems, body & cab repairs, refrigeration units, tires, and all other mechanical repairs ...
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