Brake Repair Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in the maintenance of braking devices.
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Salary Range
$36,000 – $91,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Brake Repair Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintenance and repair of braking devices on railroad tracks in classification yard: Patrols work area to observe operation and condition of braking device and to note and record defects, such as loose bolts, escaping air, and worn brake shoes. Assigns tasks and plans and coordinates activities of BRAKE REPAIRER, RAILROAD 622.261-010 to maximize work performed and utilization of work force, based on knowledge of worker ability and experience and tasks to be performed. Patrols work sites to resolve problems relative to work and to suggest changes in work procedure to improve efficiency. Examines completed repair of maintenance to ensure conformance to company standards, applying knowledge of operation of braking device and of railroad regulations. Walks throughout yard to detect unsafe conditions or violations of safety rules. Apprises workers of violations to instruct workers in safe work methods and records repeated violations or commendable work methods on specified forms. Maintains records, such as employee timecards, materials used for maintenance and repair of braking device, and summaries of work performed. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.


Should I be a Brake Repair Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Bus Repair Supervisor, Supervisor, Brake Repair

    How to become a Brake Repair Supervisor

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