Light Rail Operator Career

*A job as a Light Rail Operator falls under the broader career category of Subway and Streetcar Operators. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

Job Description for Subway and Streetcar Operators : Operate subway or elevated suburban trains with no separate locomotive, or electric-powered streetcar, to transport passengers. May handle fares.

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Subway and Streetcar Operator Career

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2014 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.