Supervise the workers engaged in laying and repairing railroad tracks.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Track-Laying Supervisors do?
Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in laying and repairing railroad tracks: Measures distances from reference stakes to locate positions for installation of trackage, switches, and crossovers. Verifies alignment of rails by measuring distances from rails to predetermine center line. Supervises TRACK-SURFACING-MACHINE OPERATOR and TRACK LAYER in repair of railroad tracks. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.
Should I be a Track-Laying Supervisor?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Pipe-Laying Supervisor, Railroad Track Repair Supervisor, Track Layer, Head, Track Leader, Track Repair Supervisor
How to become a Track-Laying Supervisor
Track Laying Supervisors often have a Certificate or higher.
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