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CODE: 910.664-010Buy the DOT:Download
TITLE(s): YARD COUPLER (r.r. trans.)

Switches railroad cars within yard of railroad, industrial plant, quarry, construction project, or similar location to load and unload cars or to make up and break up trains: Receives oral or written instructions from CONDUCTOR, YARD (r.r. trans.) indicating which cars are to be switched and track assignment. Raises coupling lever to uncouple cars. Signals SWITCH TENDER (r.r. trans.) to throw track switches and YARD ENGINEER (r.r. trans.) to move cars, using lantern or arm signals. Climbs ladder to top of car and turns handwheel to set brakes or to control speed of car when it has been shunted. Connects airhose to cars when making up trains, using wrench. Throws track switches where no SWITCH TENDER (r.r. trans.) is stationed to shunt cars to different sections of yard. May talk to CONDUCTOR, YARD (r.r. trans.) or YARD ENGINEER (r.r. trans.) via radiophone to give or receive switching information. May climb onto moving cars to set handbrakes and be designated Car Rider (r.r. trans.). When employed by establishment other than railroad, may be designated Industrial-Yard Brake Coupler (any industry); or according to locomotive involved as Brake Coupler, Dinkey (any industry).
GOE: 05.12.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77
ONET CROSSWALK: 97317B Railroad Yard Workers

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CODE: 910.664-010 Buy the DOT:Download TITLE(s): YARD COUPLER (r.r. trans.)

Switches railroad cars within yard of railroad, industrial plant, quarry, construction project, or similar location to load and unload cars or to make up and break up trains: Receives oral or written instructions from CONDUCTOR, YARD (r.r. trans.) indicating which cars are to be switched and track assignment. Raises coupling lever to uncouple cars. Signals SWITCH TENDER (r.r. trans.) to throw track switches and YARD ENGINEER (r.r. trans.) to move cars, using lantern or arm signals. Climbs ladder to top of car and turns handwheel to set brakes or to control speed of car when it has been shunted. Connects airhose to cars when making up trains, using wrench. Throws track switches where no SWITCH TENDER (r.r. trans.) is stationed to shunt cars to different sections of yard. May talk to CONDUCTOR, YARD (r.r. trans.) or YARD ENGINEER (r.r. trans.) via radiophone to give or receive switching information. May climb onto moving cars to set handbrakes and be designated Car Rider (r.r. trans.). When employed by establishment other than railroad, may be designated Industrial-Yard Brake Coupler (any industry); or according to locomotive involved as Brake Coupler, Dinkey (any industry).
GOE: 05.12.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77
ONET CROSSWALK: 97317B Railroad Yard Workers


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