1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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6194-21 Train Examiner

Inspects rolling stock in railway yards, terminals or stations to ensure adherence to safety standards and operational rules and regulations.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • conducts visual checks of the mechanical, structural, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems of railway wagons, carriages and locomotives for condition and correct classification
  • directs the removal of defective wagons and carriages from service for repair
  • inspects handling and servicing of wagons containing perishable or dangerous freight to ensure adherence to regulations
  • expedites the return to service of wagons or carriages carrying freight or passengers
  • checks areas for empty foreign wagons and authorises movement
  • reviews siding reports for correct compilation and submission
  • prepares reports on handling of wagons, carriages and perishable freight
  • may perform minor fault diagnosis and component exchange

Locomotive Inspector

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