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Signal Maintainer Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$73,991 (USD)

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The average pay for a Signal Maintainer is $73,991 a year and $36 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Signal Maintainer is between $53,293 and $91,080. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Signal Maintainer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Inspects, tests, and repairs electric gate crossings, signals, and signal equipment within division of railroad system: drives truck along track route and stops truck to inspect and test gate crossings, signals, and signal equipment, such as interlocks and hotbox detectors.
  • Inspects batteries to ensure that batteries are filled with battery water or to determine need for replacement.
  • Tests signal circuit connections, using standard electrical testing equipment.
  • Replaces defective wiring, broken lenses, or burned-out light bulbs.
  • Cleans lenses of lamps with cloths and solvent.
  • Lubricates moving parts on gate crossing mechanisms and swinging signals.
  • Inspects electrical units of railroad grade crossing gates to detect loose bolts, defective electrical connections and parts.
  • Tightens loose bolts, using wrench, and tests circuits and connections by opening and closing gate.
  • Compiles reports indicating mileage or track inspected, repairs made, and equipment requiring replacement.
  • May inspect mechanical gate crossings and repair defective cables on hand-operated gates and test air lines and air cylinders on pneumatically operated gates.
Signal Maintainer Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Signal and Track Switch Repairers

Job family population: 8,300

Estimated population of Signal Maintainer jobs: 3,960

Rate of error: 8.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Signal Maintainer Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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May 15
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Bring your computer, electrical, maintenance/repair, general labor, cable, military, customer ... Conducting site surveys - determine the best positioning of our equipment for strongest signal ...
Maintenance Mechanic
Mar 29
Bronx, NY, USA
GAL Manufacturing Company, LLC.
The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible to perform mechanical maintenance and installation work on ... Signal Fixtures. GAL Manufacturing is at the cornerstone of the GAL family of companies, which ...
Maintenance Mechanic
May 2
Old Bridge, NJ, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
Maintains communication with coworkers through two-way radio and hand signals. * Ability and willingness to work as part of a self-directed team with limited supervision. * Maintains work area and ...
Production and Assembly
Apr 3
Old Bridge, NJ, USA
Superior Signal Company LLC
Facility Maintenance experience is a PLUS. No particular experience is required, but starting pay will depend on experience and suitability. Nice work environment at a well-established small ...
Maintenance Supervisor- Cheektowaga, NY
Mar 27
New York, NY, USA
Understanding of process flow between interconnected devices, and able to follow signal pathways. Mechanical knowledge: * Develop an overall maintenance schedule based on the requirements of each ...
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