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General Car Supervisor Yard Salary
in Alabama, United States

$78,846 (USD)

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Last updated: March 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a General Car Supervisor Yard is $78,846 a year and $38 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a General Car Supervisor Yard is between $55,907 and $97,617. 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

  • 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.
General Car Supervisor Yard Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Job family population: 118,680

Estimated population of General Car Supervisor Yard jobs: 1,910

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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General Car Supervisor Yard Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Welder Supervisor - Hydraulic Supervisor - Electrical Supervisor
Mar 17
Lincoln, AL, USA
... pump on car-hauler trailers during manufacturing process * Follows diagrams, blueprints or ... Ability to use and read tape measures * 5+ years of general hydraulic installation/repair ...
Welder / Mechanic
Feb 22
Dothan, AL, USA
Gunderson Rail Services, LLC
Summary Description The general purpose of this position is responsible all aspects of railcar ... Notify supervisor of any materials and/or equipment required to ensure completion of job tasks
Auto Core Technician
Feb 20
Montgomery, AL, USA
Pull-A-Part, LLC
... general parts pulling activities on the salvage and recycling yard for selling good used parts ... We have set the industry standard for customer service, car selection, and technology...and we keep ...
Quality Assurance Manager - Railcars
Mar 15
Dothan, AL, USA
Gunderson Rail Services, LLC
Supervises and/or coordinates daily activities for Inspections. * Ensures adherence to GRS safety ... GRS Hazmat, General Awareness, Function Specific, and Security Training (Tank Car Facilities) Must ...
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