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Railway Equipment Operator Salary
in Delaware, United States

$44,895 (USD)

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The average pay for a Railway Equipment Operator is $44,895 a year and $22 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Railway Equipment Operator is between $33,387 and $54,488. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates several types of heavy equipment, such as rail-mounted tamping machines, brooms, graders, and ballast cleaning machines to tamp ballast beneath and between ties, to clean tracks, to clean and redistribute ballast, and to grade and level ballast on railroad tracks: pulls levers and depresses pedals to drive machines and control attachments, such as blades, hydraulic turntables, jacks, brooms, and tampers.
  • Tightens loose bolts and adjusts blades, using wrenches.
  • Lubricates machines, changes oil, and fills hydraulic reservoirs to specified levels.
  • May be designated according to type equipment operated as ballast-cleaning-machine operator; ballast-regulator operator; tamping-machine operator; track-broom operator.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Railway Equipment Operator Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Crane Operator
Oct 13
New Castle, DE, USA
Bushwick Metals LLC
... Rail, Decking, Joist and more. Furthermore, we have installed additional high capacity saw cutting equipment, cambering equipment, drill presses and punching equipment. At Bushwick Metals, we look to ...
Local CDL (Class B) Straight Truck Driver
Sep 5
Newark, DE, USA
Eastern Metal Supply
Inspect vehicle and required equipment to determine safe operating condition prior to departures ... Whether its Boat Trailers or Lifts, Hand Railing, Fence, Sign, Awning, Hurricane Protection, Marine ...