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Spout Tender- Railcar Salary
in Idaho, United States

$34,541 (USD)

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Last updated: April 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Spout Tender- Railcar is $34,541 a year and $17 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Spout Tender- Railcar is between $26,073 and $41,534. 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

  • Tends railcar loading devices to load bulk material, such as phosphatic fertilizer, into hopper cars and boxcars: presses buttons on hand held control box to position loading spout and feed conveyor over compartment of hopper car.
  • Presses buttons to start spout feed conveyor and to start flow of material from overhead bin onto feed conveyor.
  • Observes flow of material into hopper car and presses buttons on control box to change position of spout to assure equal weight distribution in hopper car.
  • Collects sample of material from spout as each compartment is filled to make up composite sample for laboratory analysis.
  • Closes hinged hatch covers on top of hopper car.
  • Attaches grain doors (wooden inner doors) to contain material in boxcar, using hammer and nails.
  • Moves lever to position hydraulically powered loading chute into boxcar.
  • Presses buttons to start flow of material from overhead bin and to start slinger unit (high speed conveyor in curved end of chute) which throws material to ends of boxcar.
  • Moves levers to swivel slinger to distribute load evenly.
  • Cleans boxcars and hopper cars to eliminate product contamination, using broom and shovel.
Spout Tender- Railcar Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Conveyor Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 26,570

Estimated population of Spout Tender- Railcar jobs: 652

Rate of error: 3.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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