U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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53-4012 Locomotive Firers
Monitor locomotive instruments and watch for dragging equipment, obstacles on rights-of-way, and train signals during run. Watch for and relay traffic signals from yard workers to yard engineer in railroad yard.
Illustrative examples: Railroad Firer,
Dinkey Engine Firer,
Diesel Locomotive Firer
Broad Occupation: 53-4010 Locomotive Engineers and Operators
Minor Group: 53-4000 Rail Transportation Workers
Major Group: 53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010