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Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

in Massachusetts

Lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. Includes ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine operators.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
474061  Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 514 519 0.97 % 13 13 High school diploma or equivalent 

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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