Assist Transfer-Table Operators in moving railroad cars.
What does a Transfer Table Operator Helper do?
Assists TRANSFER-TABLE OPERATOR in moving railroad cars within railroad yard or railroad car manufacturing establishment: Uncouples car, connects towing cable to car, and removes wheel blocks from behind wheels. Determines that tracks are clear and signals TRANSFER-TABLE OPERATOR to pull car onto transfer table. Signals TRANSFER-TABLE OPERATOR to stop motion of car at designated point, or engages handbrake to stop motion of car, releases cable from car and places wheel blocks behind wheels to prevent motion. May tend switches to start and stop oven that dries freshly painted cars. May signal TRANSFER-TABLE OPERATOR to move cars into and out of drying oven.