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Classification Inspector Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$81,451 (USD)

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The average pay for a Classification Inspector is $81,451 a year and $39 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Classification Inspector is between $58,500 and $100,429. 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

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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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About New York-Manhattan, New York

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

Apr 3
New York, United States
NYC Department of Buildings
Inspector (Construction) Level: 00 Title Code No: 31622 Salary: $49,862.00/$57,341.00-$61,800.00 ... Annual Title Classification: Competitive Hours/Shift: 40 hours (minimum) Work Location: NYC - All ...
Warehouse Worker
May 1
Melville, NY, USA
Collabera Inc.
Responsible for inspections, daily readings, routine work orders and performing preventive ... classification. * It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of ...
RN Nurse Manager (M-F 7AM -3PM ) Floater as needed Manhattan /Brooklyn
May 16
Brooklyn, NY, USA
START Treatment and Recovery Centers
Medical Classification: Exempt Location: Manhattan, Brooklyn Reporting to: Director of Nursing ... inspection of medical and dispensary equipment such as emergency medical kits, First Aid kits ...
Registered Nurse (Brooklyn, Fulton Street location) M-F 7 AM -3PM
May 16
Brooklyn, NY, USA
START Treatment and Recovery Centers
Clinical Medical Classification: Non-Exempt Location: Brooklyn and Manhattan Reporting to ... Responsible for the regular maintenance and inspection of dispen-sary and medical unit equipment ...
Associate - Production
Apr 10
Moonachie, NJ, USA
Manufacturing CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt Job Description • Performs all tasks associated with the ... visual inspections of manufactured products in accordance with Quality standards. • May be ...
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