Rail Tractor Operator
Drive electric car mounted on rails to transport ingots and slabs.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Rail Tractor Operators do?
Drives electric car mounted on rails, to transport ingots and slabs from soaking pits to mill-approach-conveyor table: Moves lever controls to position car for receiving material from soaking pit. Drives car to mill-approach-conveyor table. Pulls lever to raise tilting cradle of car and deposit material on table. May operate car by remote control from pulpit and be designated Table Operator.
Should I be a Rail Tractor Operator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
How to become a Rail Tractor Operator
Rail Tractor Operators generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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