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General Car Supervisor Yard Salary
in Nova Scotia, Canada

$73,532 (CAD)

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Last updated: February 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a General Car Supervisor Yard is $73,532 a year and $35 an hour in Nova Scotia, Canada. The average salary range for a General Car Supervisor Yard is between $52,139 and $91,039. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Job Summary

  • Directs and coordinates, through subordinate supervisors, activities of workers engaged in inspection, repair, and maintenance of railroad freight cars, utilizing knowledge of railroad maintenance regulations: analyzes production reports, work schedules, and freight car repair list to determine efficient utilization of human resources, and recommends to superiors increasing, reducing, or shifting human resources as necessary to complete work requirements.
  • Fills out daily worksheets identifying defective freight cars, necessary repairs, and priority of repairs for use of subordinate supervisors.
  • Notifies yard manager to close tracks on which freight trains are being inspected to other rail traffic.
  • Coordinates dispatching of wreck crews and heavy equipment to wreck site within yard or assigned geographic area.
  • Contacts private contractors to rent equipment needed at wreck site.
  • Informs consignees of damaged freight cars and obtains permission to transfer loads when necessary.
  • Observes work in yard and repair shop to determine that areas are clean and free of hazards.
  • Serves on committees to investigate causes of wrecks.
  • Conducts investigations to determine cause of accidental worker injuries.
  • Submits written reports of findings to superiors.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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