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Jack Tamp Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$51,898 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$1,064

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Jack Tamp Operator is $51,898 a year and $25 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Jack Tamp Operator is between $37,749 and $63,673. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates one or more machines mounted on flat-bed railroad trucks to spread, shape, and tamp ballast; raise, level, and align track; and prepare track foundation of crushed stone according to specifications: moves levers and brake pedal to guide machine into position.
  • Adjusts controls to activate jacks, tampers, and scraper blades.
  • Strings wire guidelines through leveling or aligning fixture.
  • Attaches line to rails or trailer extensions (buggies) coupled to machine to set up equipment.
  • Turns wheels to adjust guidelines for track alignments and grades, following specifications.
  • Observes indicator arms to verify level and alignment of track.
  • When concerned with jack-tamping machine, may be designated jack-tamp operator.
  • May control track-lining machine and be designated track-liner operator.
  • May operate machines that lay ties and lay rails to construct, repair, or maintain track track-moving-machine operator (construction; mine & quarry).
Jack Tamp Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Job family population: 15,070

Estimated population of Jack Tamp Operator jobs: 3,099

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$60,164
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Jack Tamp Operator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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