Railway Track Plant Operator removing railroad ties and installing new ones

Railway Track Plant Operator

Railway Track Plant Operators operate plants to lay, align, repair and maintain railway tracks.

Overview

Railway Track Plant Operators operate plants to lay, align, repair and maintain railway tracks.

Day-to-day

  • drives plant to lay, align and carry out maintenance work on railway tracks
  • maintains equipment.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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To become a Railway Track Plant Operator

  • You can work as a Railway Track Plant Operator without formal qualifications, however, a certificate II or III in rail infrastructure or rail track surfacing may be useful.

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