Signals Maintainer

Hybrid Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Succession Planning for Railroads Investing in the Next Generation (SPRING LLC) – FASTPORT, Inc.
O*Net Code
49-9097.00
Rapids Code
0947HY
Req. Hours
33200
State
DC
Created
Apr 29, 2021
Updated
Apr 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

9 skill sets | 72 total skills | 33200 total hours
Job Orientation - 3400 req. hrs
Overview of Signaling and Train Control
200 hrs
Roadway Worker Protection and On-Track Safety
200 hrs
Relays and Relay Logic
200 hrs
Signal System Components
200 hrs
Print Reading
200 hrs
Preparation for Inspection and Maintenance
200 hrs
Guidelines and Recommended Practices
200 hrs
System Familiarization
200 hrs
Introduction to Railway Signaling
200 hrs
Third Rail Safety
200 hrs
Tool Requirements
200 hrs
Rail System Safety
200 hrs
Basic Electronics Test
200 hrs
Right of way access and flagging
200 hrs
FRA Rules and Regulations
200 hrs
Expectations of Training
200 hrs
Policies and Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures
200 hrs
Power Distribution - 8200 req. hrs
Overview and Safety of Power Distribution Theory
800 hrs
Power Distribution Inspection, Testing and Maintenance
800 hrs
Print Reading/Symbols/Nomenclature
800 hrs
AC Power Distribution Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
800 hrs
DC Power Distribution Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
800 hrs
General Power Distribution Troubleshooting and Repair
800 hrs
Track Circuits - 13800 req. hrs
Overview and Safety of Track Circuits
700 hrs
Track Circuit Inspection and Maintenance
700 hrs
DC Track Circuit Inspection and Maintenance
700 hrs
AC/PF Track Circuit Inspection and Maintenance
700 hrs
AF Track Circuit Inspection and Maintenance
700 hrs
Coded and Electronic Track Circuit Inspection and Maintenance
700 hrs
Print Reading, Symbols, Nomenclature
700 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of Track Circuits
700 hrs
Switches and Derails - 22200 req. hrs
Overview and Safety of Switches and Derails
700 hrs
Switch and Derail Specific Print Reading, Symbols, and Nomenclature
700 hrs
General Inspection and Maintenance of Switches and Derails
700 hrs
Manual Switches and Derails Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
700 hrs
Electric Switches and Derails Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
700 hrs
Electro-Pneumatic Switch and Derail Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair
700 hrs
Electro-Hydraulic Switch and Derail Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
700 hrs
Electric Switch Locks Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
700 hrs
Circuit Controllers Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
700 hrs
System Familiarization
700 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of Switches and Derails
700 hrs
Tools
700 hrs
Train Stops (optional) - 23400 req. hrs
Overview and Safety of Train Stops
200 hrs
Train Stop Specific Print Reading, Symbols, and Nomenclature
200 hrs
Electric Train Stops Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
200 hrs
Electro-Pneumatic Train Stops Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
200 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of Train Stops
200 hrs
Tools
200 hrs
Grade Crossings (optional) - 25500 req. hrs
Overview and Safety of Grade Crossings
300 hrs
Theory of Operation and Circuits
300 hrs
Warning Devices and Systems
300 hrs
Crossing Gates and Mechanisms
300 hrs
Grade Crossing Inspection and Maintenance
300 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of Grade Crossings
300 hrs
Tools
300 hrs
Cab and Wayside Signaling - 31800 req. hrs
Overview and Safety of Cab and Wayside Signaling (including safety)
700 hrs
Automatic Block Signaling
700 hrs
Intro and Overview to Automatic Train Control
700 hrs
Communication Based Train Control
700 hrs
General Inspection and Maintenance of cab and wayside signaling
700 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of cab and wayside signaling
700 hrs
Centralized Traffic Control
700 hrs
Nomenclature, Symbols, Print Reading
700 hrs
Microprocessor Based Signal Equipment
700 hrs
Interlocking’s - 32400 req. hrs
Overview and Safety of Interlocking’s
200 hrs
Interlocking’s and Relay Logic
200 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of Interlocks
200 hrs
Control Panels - 33200 req. hrs
Overview and Safety of Control Panels
200 hrs
Functions and Lock Diagram Reading
200 hrs
General Inspection and Maintenance of Control Panels
200 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of Control Panels
200 hrs

Technical Instruction

Orientation
Overview of Signaling and Train Control
# | 28 hrs
Roadway Worker Protection and On-Track Safety
# | 28 hrs
Relays and Relay Logic
# | 28 hrs
Signal System Components
# | 28 hrs
Print Reading
# | 28 hrs
Preparation for Inspection and Maintenance
# | 28 hrs
Guidelines and Recommended Practices
# | 28 hrs
System Familiarization
# | 28 hrs
Introduction to Railway Signaling
# | 28 hrs
Third Rail Safety
# | 28 hrs
Tool Requirements
# | 28 hrs
Rail System Safety
# | 28 hrs
Basic Electronics Test
# | 28 hrs
Right of way access and flagging
# | 28 hrs
FRA Rules and Regulations
# | 28 hrs
Expectations of Training
# | 28 hrs
Policies and Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures
# | 28 hrs
Power Distribution
Overview and Safety of Power Distribution Theory
# | 40 hrs
Power Distribution Inspection, Testing and Maintenance
# | 40 hrs
Print Reading/Symbols/Nomenclature
# | 40 hrs
AC Power Distribution Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
# | 40 hrs
DC Power Distribution Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
# | 40 hrs
General Power Distribution Troubleshooting and Repair
# | 40 hrs
Track Circuits
Overview and Safety of Track Circuits
# | 40 hrs
Track Circuit Inspection and Maintenance
# | 40 hrs
DC Track Circuit Inspection and Maintenance
# | 40 hrs
AC/PF Track Circuit Inspection and Maintenance
# | 40 hrs
AF Track Circuit Inspection and Maintenance
# | 40 hrs
Coded and Electronic Track Circuit Inspection and Maintenance
# | 40 hrs
Print Reading, Symbols, Nomenclature
# | 40 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of Track Circuits
# | 40 hrs
Switches and Derails
Overview and Safety of Switches and Derails
# | 40 hrs
Switch and Derail Specific Print Reading, Symbols, and Nomenclature
# | 40 hrs
General Inspection and Maintenance of Switches and Derails
# | 40 hrs
Manual Switches and Derails Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
# | 40 hrs
Electric Switches and Derails Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
# | 40 hrs
Electro-Pneumatic Switch and Derail Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair
# | 40 hrs
Electro-Hydraulic Switch and Derail Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
# | 40 hrs
Electric Switch Locks Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
# | 40 hrs
Circuit Controllers Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
# | 40 hrs
System Familiarization
# | 40 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of Switches and Derails
# | 40 hrs
Tools
# | 40 hrs
Train Stops (optional)
Overview and Safety of Train Stops
# | 40 hrs
Train Stop Specific Print Reading, Symbols, and Nomenclature
# | 40 hrs
Electric Train Stops Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
# | 40 hrs
Electro-Pneumatic Train Stops Inspection and Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
# | 40 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of Train Stops
# | 40 hrs
Tools
# | 40 hrs
Grade Crossings (optional if not installed)
Overview and Safety of Grade Crossings
# | 20 hrs
Theory of Operation and Circuits
# | 20 hrs
Warning Devices and Systems
# | 20 hrs
Crossing Gates and Mechanisms
# | 20 hrs
Grade Crossing Inspection and Maintenance
# | 20 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of Grade Crossings
# | 20 hrs
Tools
# | 20 hrs
Cab and Wayside Signaling
Overview and Safety of Cab and Wayside Signaling (including safety)
# | 20 hrs
Automatic Block Signaling
# | 20 hrs
Intro and Overview to Automatic Train Control
# | 20 hrs
Communication Based Train Control
# | 20 hrs
General Inspection and Maintenance of cab and wayside signaling
# | 20 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of cab and wayside signaling
# | 20 hrs
Centralized Traffic Control
# | 20 hrs
Nomenclature, Symbols, Print Reading
# | 20 hrs
Microprocessor Based Signal Equipment
# | 20 hrs
Interlocking’s
Overview and Safety of Interlocking’s
# | 40 hrs
Interlocking’s and Relay Logic
# | 40 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of Interlocks
# | 40 hrs
Control Panels
Overview and Safety of Control Panels
# | 20 hrs
Functions and Lock Diagram Reading
# | 20 hrs
General Inspection and Maintenance of Control Panels
# | 20 hrs
General Troubleshooting and Repair of Control Panels
# | 20 hrs