Signal Mechanics

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) predicts that employment for most railroad transportation occupations will decline through 2022. Despite this prediction, the DOL says that job opportunities will be favorable because a large number of workers in the railroad industry are reaching retirement age. Because of the increasingly complex circuitry involved in the signaling systems, signal maintainers with the strongest technical training will be in the greatest demand in the coming years. 

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