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Derrick Car Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$60,288 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,073

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Derrick Car Operator is $60,288 a year and $29 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Derrick Car Operator is between $44,220 and $73,660. 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:
  • Controls dinkey engine powered by electric, gasoline, steam, compressed air, or diesel engine to transport and shunt cars at industrial establishment or mine: controls movement of dinkey that transports coal, rock, timber, slag, or supplies by moving power controls and brake levers.
  • Signals brake holder by hand or whistle to couple cars.
  • Positions cars for loading or unloading according to signals of dumper.
  • Inspects engine at beginning and end of shift.
  • May move levers to open or tilt cars to dump materials.
  • May throw switches and couple cars.
  • May fuel and lubricate engine.
  • May inspect track for defects and assist in repairing track and installing additional rails and ties.
  • May be designated according to kind of power used as dinkey operator, compressed air; according to work area as dinkey operator, mine; or material hauled as dinkey operator, slag; dinkey operator, slate.
  • May operate flatcar equipped with derrick and be designated derrick-car operator.
  • May operate railcar to transport personnel and equipment in area of logging camp and be designated rail-car operator.
Derrick Car Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

Job family population: 6,140

Estimated population of Derrick Car Operator jobs: 2,099

Rate of error: 23.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$69,890
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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