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Flatcar Whacker

Inspect and repair rail-type logging equipment.

What does a Flatcar Whacker do?

Inspects and repairs rail-type logging equipment: Examines rail flatcar attachments, such as stakes, cables, straps, and cross timbers to detect defects. Repairs or replaces attachments, using handtools, such as wrenches, pry bars, and hammers. Inspects frame and wheel assembly of flatcar and notifies maintenance personnel when repairs are needed.