Move railroad cars or tank cars in yard or at loading dock.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Car Pinchers do?
Moves railroad cars or tank cars in yard or at loading dock, using pinchbar inserted under car wheel to position domes of railcars under loading spouts. May place planks between coke ovens and top of railroad car to provide path for wheelbarrows. May daub coke oven doors with clay to regulate air intake.
Should I be a Car Pincher?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Calm Under Pressure:
You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
Also known as:
Car Pre-Cooler, Cart Pusher, Coal Passer, Connie Scratcher, Hitcher, Ore Puncher, Piano Mover
How to become a Car Pincher
Most Car Pinchers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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