Spot railroad cars and railroad-car-truck assemblies on production lines.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Line Movers do?
Spots railroad cars and railroad-car-truck assemblies on production lines for further processing in locomotive and car building establishment using one of following methods: Attaches one end of push-pole against tractor and other end against assemblies on rails. Signals TRACTOR OPERATOR vocally or by hand to push car or car-trucks on rails to specified location. Attaches chain and clevises to assemblies and tractor and signals operator to pull assemblies to specified location.
Should I be a Line Mover?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
How to become a Line Mover
Most Line Movers 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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