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Car Barn Laborer

Drive streetcars to designated stations in car barns.

What does a Car Barn Laborer do?

Drives streetcars to designated stations in car barn for servicing and storage, according to odometer reading, maintenance charts, and schedule of anticipated car needs: Compares odometer of streetcar with maintenance charts to ascertain if car requires greasing, cleaning, or replacement of equipment, such as motors or compressors. Reads daily car schedule to ascertain number of cars required for next day’s run. Drives streetcars to their designated tracks. Records number of cars sent to repair station, servicing needed, and number of units available for use.