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Track Surfacing Machine Operator Salary
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$56,628 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,161

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is $56,628 a year and $27 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is between $41,190 and $69,477. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 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:
$65,648
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Track Surfacing Machine Operator Job Listings for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Machine Operator
Oct 30
Carnegie, PA, USA
Union Electric Steel
Check finished machined dimensions and run out on turned surfaces as required. * Set up machine for ... operating subsidiarie
CNC OPERATOR / MACHINIST
Nov 4
Cranberry Township, PA, USA
Vet2Tech
... machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and layout ... surface plate, surface table, hand-tools, and power tools. · Verifies dimensions and alignment of ...
CNC Machinist
Nov 15
Coraopolis, PA, USA
Fluid Sealing International
... machine parts, tools and equipment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Performs all tasks in ... surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T). • ...
Autobody Technician/Collision Tech
Nov 26
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Predictive HR
We are currently operating more than 300 locations across 23 states and continue to expand ... Files, grinds, and sands repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools. * Directs the work of ...
Painter's Assistant - entry level
Dec 10
Coraopolis, PA, USA
H&K Equipment, Inc.
... mobile construction machinery including forklift trucks, container handlers, railcar movers ... You will sand, grind and prep all surface types on heavy equipment and vehicles. A strong work ...

The average pay for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is $56,628 a year and $27 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is between $41,190 and $69,477. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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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Carnegie, PA, USA
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Check finished machined dimensions and run out on turned surfaces as required. * Set up machine for ... operating subsidiarie
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Nov 4
Cranberry Township, PA, USA
Vet2Tech
... machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and layout ... surface plate, surface table, hand-tools, and power tools. · Verifies dimensions and alignment of ...
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