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Industrial Yard Brake Coupler Salary
in Italy

€22,359 (EUR)

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The average pay for an Industrial Yard Brake Coupler is €22,359 a year and €11 an hour in Italy. The average salary range for an Industrial Yard Brake Coupler is between €16,817 and €26,908. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Italy.

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Job Summary

  • Switches railroad cars within yard of railroad, industrial plant, quarry, construction project, or similar location to load and unload cars or to make up and break up trains: receives oral or written instructions from conductor, yard indicating which cars are to be switched and track assignment.
  • Raises coupling lever to uncouple cars.
  • Signals switch tender to throw track switches and yard engineer to move cars, using lantern or arm signals.
  • Climbs ladder to top of car and turns handwheel to set brakes or to control speed of car when it has been shunted.
  • Connects airhose to cars when making up trains, using wrench.
  • Throws track switches where no switch tender is stationed to shunt cars to different sections of yard.
  • May talk to conductor, yard or yard engineer via radiophone to give or receive switching information.
  • May climb onto moving cars to set handbrakes and be designated car rider.
  • When employed by establishment other than railroad, may be designated industrial-yard brake coupler; or according to locomotive involved as brake coupler, dinkey.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
14 %


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