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Locomotive Inspector Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,627 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$622

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Locomotive Inspector is $42,627 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Locomotive Inspector is between $32,047 and $51,388. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Inspects railroad locomotives in roundhouse or shop to determine extent of wear and needed repairs, using handtools and measuring instruments: examines firebox, journal boxes, and bearings to detect wear.
  • Taps parts, such as rods, wheels, and bolts with hammer or rawhide mallet and listens to sound to detect ruptures or cracks.
  • Measures wheel flanges with calipers and depth gauge to detect excessive wear or flat spots.
  • Reports defects to supervisor, roundhouse or prepares inspection report form.
Locomotive Inspector Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Locomotive Inspector jobs: 1,231

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,417
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Locomotive Inspector Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Diesel Locomotive Mechanic and Electrician
May 17
Minooka, IL, USA
ClearStaff, Inc.
Performs inspection utilizing meters, analyzes trouble areas and makes repairs as required ... Min 2.5 years of locomotive mechanical or locomotive electrical or industrial heavy equipment ...
Machinist (New Hire)
Apr 20
Gary, United States
United States Steel Corporation
The Machinist - Diesel Locomotive Mechanic is responsible for the inspection, repair, and maintenance of diesel locomotives and mechanical road/shop equipment in field and shop environments. Job ...
Electrician
May 10
Minooka, IL, USA
Motive Power Resources, Inc
Inspects, maintains, and repairs locomotives, road maintenance equipment, air compressors, facility piping systems. * Communicates written and/or verbal findings of inspections to Supervisor.
Diesel Mechanic
May 10
Minooka, IL, USA
Motive Power Resources, Inc
Inspects, maintains, and repairs locomotives, road maintenance equipment, air compressors, and facility mechanical systems. * Communicates written and/or verbal findings of inspections to Supervisor.
Railroad Conductor/ Engineer
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Pullman Sugar
Must be able to climb ladders, board and/or ride freight cars, operate track switches, inspect cars ... The ability to bend/crouch/kneel at waist or knees between locomotive and cars. * The ability to ...
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