Railroad Maintenance Clerk

Compile and record information on repair and maintenance of railroad.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Railroad Maintenance Clerks do?

Compiles and records information pertaining to track and right-of-way repair and maintenance by railroad section crews, such as materials used, types and locations of repairs made, and hours expended. Types or writes requisitions for materials needed. May keep daily time records [TIMEKEEPER] and compile maintenance reports for specific section crew and be designated Road Clerk. May compile daily, weekly, and monthly composite reports and be designated Section-Crews-Activities Clerk.


Should I be a Railroad Maintenance Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Financial Reserve Clerk, Maintenance of Way Clerk, Maintenance-Planning Clerk, Manifest Clerk, Road Clerk

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    Railroad Maintenance Clerk

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