Train Examiner

Train Examiners inspect rolling stock in railway yards, terminals and stations to ensure adherence to safety standards and operational rules and regulations.

Overview

Train Examiners inspect rolling stock in railway yards, terminals and stations to ensure adherence to safety standards and operational rules and regulations.

Day-to-day

  • conducts visual checks of the mechanical, structural, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems of railway wagons, carriages and locomotives for condition and correct classification.

Considerations

  • working outdoors.

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To become a Train Examiner

  • You can work as a Train Examiner without formal qualifications, however, a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in rail safety or another related field may be useful.

    Take a Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure

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