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Thursday 4.17.2014

National Application Center :: career details :: Rail Car Repairers

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Career Details :: Rail Car Repairers

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Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul railroad rolling stock, mine cars, or mass transit rail cars.


Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.


Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree. Some may require a bachelor's degree.


Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers.


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