Car Trimmer

Install interior fixtures in railroad cars.

What does a Car Trimmer do?

Installs interior fixtures in railroad cars, using handtools and portable power tools: Positions and bolts seats in place, using wrench. Bolts door tracks and posts to side of car, using impact wrench. Guides door into tracks, using hoist. Positions and fastens windows in casings, using screwdrivers. Rubs paraffin over window guides to ensure smooth operation. Installs and aligns steps and ladders, using wrenches, jacks, hoist, and sledge. Measures to determine location of other fixtures, such as curtains, handles, signal cords, and door hardware, using gauges, and secures fixtures in place, using screwdrivers and portable power tools.