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Brake Repairer Railroad Salary

$53,734 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,736

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Repairer Railroad is $53,734 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Brake Repairer Railroad is between $39,304 and $65,762. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Repairs and keeps in working order braking devices on railroad tracks leading into yard of terminal to ensure specified performance of braking device, using hand tools.
  • Gathers specified tools, such as gauges, grease gun, and hand tools, required to complete work assignment, such as greasing fittings or replacing brake shoes.
  • Adjusts and measures distances between brake shoes to specified standards, using hand tools, gauge, and steel rule.
  • Removes bolts, screws, and metal plates to access parts of braking device, following blueprints.
  • Examines broken device to isolate defect or verify repairs needed.
  • Removes designated part, places new part in braking device and adjusts fit to ensure accurate placement, working as member of team.
  • Replaces bolts, screws, and metal plates, using hand and pneumatic tools.
  • Inspects braking device for conformance to standards.
  • Greases fittings of braking device to maintain and prevent excessive wear of parts.
  • Loosens and lifts braking device from rail, using hand tools and crane, and replaces broken or deteriorated track beams, working as member of team.
Brake Repairer Railroad Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Rail Car Repairers

Job family population: 24,090

Estimated population of Brake Repairer Railroad jobs: 1,370

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$62,293
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Brake Repairer Railroad Job Listings for United States

Repairman III
Jul 8
Tallahassee, FL, USA
Bucyrus Railcar Repair LLC
This position is responsible for performing a variety of rail car repair tasks - welding, jacking of car and replacement of railcar component parts including air brake. Key Job Responsibilities * Use ...
Welder/Repairman
Jun 12
Marion, OH, USA
Bucyrus Railcar Repair
This position is responsible for performing a variety of rail car repair tasks - welding, jacking of car and replacement of railcar component parts including air brake. Key Job Responsibilities * Use ...
Welder/Repairman
Jun 10
Canton, OH, USA
Bucyrus Railcar Repair
This position is responsible for performing a variety of rail car repair tasks - welding, jacking of car and replacement of railcar component parts including air brake. Key Job Responsibilities * Use ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Repairer Railroad is $53,734 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Brake Repairer Railroad is between $39,304 and $65,762. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Brake Repairer Railroad Job Listings for United States

Repairman III
Jul 8
Tallahassee, FL, USA
Bucyrus Railcar Repair LLC
This position is responsible for performing a variety of rail car repair tasks - welding, jacking of car and replacement of railcar component parts including air brake. Key Job Responsibilities * Use ...
Welder/Repairman
Jun 12
Marion, OH, USA
Bucyrus Railcar Repair
This position is responsible for performing a variety of rail car repair tasks - welding, jacking of car and replacement of railcar component parts including air brake. Key Job Responsibilities * Use ...
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