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Engineer Remote Control Diesel Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$57,491 (CAD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Remote Control Diesel is $57,491 a year and $28 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for an Engineer Remote Control Diesel is between $42,169 and $70,301. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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Job Summary

  • Drives switching locomotive within yard of railroad, industrial plant, quarry, construction project, or similar location to switch railroad cars for loading, unloading, and makeup or breakup of trains: reads switching orders received from conductor, yard.
  • Observes traffic signals in yard or in cab and operates locomotive in accordance with railroad rules and regulations.
  • Observes arm or lantern signals from yard coupler or switch tender and moves controls to drive locomotive backwards or forwards to switch and couple cars.
  • May assist in cleaning and lubricating engine.
  • May talk to conductor, yard or other yard workers via radio-telephone to give or receive switching information.
  • May be designated according to type of locomotive driven as locomotive engineer, gasoline.
  • May operate switching diesel engine and be designated engineer, remote control, diesel.
  • When employed by establishment other than railroad to operate switching locomotive at industrial plant, quarry, construction project, or similar location, may be designated industrial-locomotive operator.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Engineer Remote Control Diesel Job Listings for British Columbia, Canada

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