Locomotive Firers

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Will "Locomotive Firers" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's highly likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI.

Automation Risk Level

You are doomed

or 93% probability of automation

Projected Growth

-70%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$58,230

or $27.99 hourly

People Employed

1,210

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 579 out of 706

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Job 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.

SOC Code: 53-4012

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