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Track Surfacing Machine Operator Salary
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$61,318 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,257

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is $61,318 a year and $29 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is between $44,602 and $75,230. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Job Summary

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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job family: Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Job family population: 15,070

Estimated population of Track Surfacing Machine Operator jobs: 3,099

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$71,084
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Description: Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has been coterminous with Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware...

Track Surfacing Machine Operator Job Listings for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Multivac Machine Operator
Jul 10
Upper Darby, PA, USA
Best Packing Services
Must be able to work in a cold environment (35 F), wet or with slippery surfaces at varied heights ... Prior machine operating experience in a USDA inspected beef, pork or poultry facility * Prior ...
CNC Machinist / Operator
Jul 18
Reading, United States
Carpenter Technology Corporation
... surfaces, and machining parameters; interpret geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T) in both ... Program machine tools; set tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches ...
Perforator Operator 2nd Shift
Jul 9
Reading, PA, USA
Brentwood Industries, Inc.
Keeps machines loaded by threading plastic sheet from roll stock through pinch rollers. * Starts ... Track and input daily production information in computer shop floor data collection system to ...
Customer Service Representative
Jun 20
Gloucester City, NJ, USA
Niagara Machine
Track customer payments * Keep a log on rental equipment Qualifications: * We are looking for ... Company Description Niagara Machine, Inc. is a national distributor of quality Lavina concrete ...
Forklift Operator **IMMEDIATE HIRE**
Jun 6
Burlington, NJ, USA
Focus Workforce Management
Track and record units of materials handled * Adhere to safety policies and procedures ​ ... Machine Operator, Logistics, Material Handler and Handling, Order Pickers, Picking, Pulling ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is $61,318 a year and $29 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is between $44,602 and $75,230. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Track Surfacing Machine Operator Job Listings for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Multivac Machine Operator
Jul 10
Upper Darby, PA, USA
Best Packing Services
Must be able to work in a cold environment (35 F), wet or with slippery surfaces at varied heights ... Prior machine operating experience in a USDA inspected beef, pork or poultry facility * Prior ...
CNC Machinist / Operator
Jul 18
Reading, United States
Carpenter Technology Corporation
... surfaces, and machining parameters; interpret geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T) in both ... Program machine tools; set tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches ...
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