Locomotive Firers (53-4012)
Occupation description: Monitor locomotive instruments and watch for dragging equipment, obstacles on rights-of-way, and train signals during run. Watch for and relay traffic signals from yard workers to yard engineer in railroad yard.
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
|Employment||Average annual openings|
|2016 estimate||2026 projection||Percent change||Labor force exits||Occupation transfers||Total|
- Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.
Wage data is not available.
Labor Force Indicators
|2016 ALEXsys Employment Data|
|Number of registrants||5|
|Number of job position postings||0|
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings||0.0|
Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: High school diploma or equivalent||Work experience: None||On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training|
|University of Alaska Anchorage (Anchorage)|