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Classification Inspector Salary
in Alabama, United States

$62,902 (USD)

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Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Classification Inspector is $62,902 a year and $30 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Classification Inspector is between $45,178 and $77,558. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Classification Inspector Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Transportation Inspectors

Job family population: 30,030

Estimated population of Classification Inspector jobs: 2,426

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Classification Inspector Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Residential Route Supervisor
Mar 3
Birmingham, United States
Waste Pro, USA
Greet drivers upon their arrival to the yard; ensure that pre and post trip inspections are ... Employees in this job classification must attend and participate in corporation sponsored training ...
Metal Finisher Levels I-II-III
Feb 28
Madison, AL, USA
Onin Staffing
... this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The ... Measures parts per blueprint and inspection sheet requirements using precision measuring ...
Jan 24
Dothan, AL, USA
Mingledorff's Inc.
Warehouse Manager or Distribution Center Manager CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt EFFECTIVE DATE: May ... inspections • Maintains truck maintenance records. • Notifies management of any safety issues ...
Zone Manager
Feb 5
Huntsville, AL, USA
Kellermeyer Bergensons Services
Sioux Falls Area FLSA Classification: Exempt Reports To: Regional Zone Manager Status: Full Time ... Visit accounts as prescribed on their portfolio and submit completed audit inspection reports as ...
Police Officer (multiple positions)
Mar 15
Birmingham, AL, USA
Lawson State Community College
Inspect all assigned areas for safety hazards. * Investigate all adverse campus conditions and ... More than one position in the same job classification may be filled from the applicants for this ...
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