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Track Surfacing Machine Operator Salary
in Birmingham, Alabama

$53,684 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,101

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is $53,684 a year and $26 an hour in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is between $39,049 and $65,865. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Birmingham, Alabama.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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).
Track Surfacing Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Job family: Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Job family population: 14,410

Estimated population of Track Surfacing Machine Operator jobs: 2,963

Rate of error: 4.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$62,235
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Birmingham ( BUR-ming-ham) is a city in the north central region of the U.S. state of Alabama. With an estimated 2018 population of 209,880, it is the most populous city in Alabama. Birmingham is the seat of Jefferson County, Alabama's most populous and fifth largest county. As of 2018, the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of 1,151,801, making it the most populous in Alabama and 49th-most populous in the United States. Birmingham serves as an important regional hub and is associated with the Deep South, Piedmont, and Appalachian regions of the nation. Birmingham was founded in 1871...

Track Surfacing Machine Operator Job Listings for Birmingham, Alabama

Machine Operator - All Shifts
Nov 4
Birmingham, AL, USA
NCP Solutions
Basic computer skills, and include NCP Track (if applicable). Operator Skills: Primary Secondary ... Machine Operator II: 1) Proficient as Machine Operator I. 2) Must be able to qualify in 2 Primary ...
Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM) Programmer/Operator
Oct 19
Birmingham, AL, USA
HireResources a Tailored Solutions Company (WO)
We are currently seeking a career-minded CMM Programmer/Operator with a passion to work with ... surfaces, as appropriate to the specific position. * Determine tooling and fixtures needed for ...
Materials Blender Operator
Nov 5
Bessemer, AL, USA
Darrell Walker Workforce
Track inventory levels of all components. Blend necessary materials and move to designated areas ... Blends necessary ingredients for coatings operation and operates designated machines. Monitors ...
CCEE 2020 Asst/Assoc Professor - Transportation Systems Engineering
Nov 8
Tuscaloosa, United States
The University of Alabama
... two tenure-track positions in the area of Transportation Systems Engineering. Expertise and ... Additional skills related to data mining, machine learning, simulation, econometrics, and network ...
Territory Account Manager
Dec 4
Coal City, AL, USA
Oerlikon Balzers
... track record of developing new customer accounts requiring heavy prospecting, cold calling ... closing ability Machining / tooling background / industry knowledge CRM knowledge Strong ...

The average pay for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is $53,684 a year and $26 an hour in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is between $39,049 and $65,865. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Birmingham, Alabama.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Machine Operator - All Shifts
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Birmingham, AL, USA
HireResources a Tailored Solutions Company (WO)
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