49 CFR 212.207 - Signal and train control inspector.
(a) The signal and train control inspector is required, at a minimum, to be able to conduct independent inspections of all types of signal and train control systems for the purpose of determining compliance with the Rules, Standards and Instructions for Railroad Signal Systems (49 CFR part 236), to make reports of those inspections, and to recommend the institution of enforcement actions when appropriate to promote compliance.
(b) The signal and train inspector is required, at a minimum, to have at least four years of recent experience in signal construction or maintenance. A bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or a related technical specialization may be substituted for two of the four years of this experience requirement and successful completion of the apprentice training program may be substituted for the four years of this requirement.
(1) A comprehensive knowledge of signal and train control systems, maintenance practices, test and inspection techniques;
(ii) The Rules, Standards and Instructions for Railroad Signal Systems (49 CFR part 236).
(3) The ability to examine plans and records, to make inspections of signal train control systems and to determine adequacy of stopping distances from prescribed speeds;
(4) Knowledge of operating practices and signal systems sufficient to understand the safety significance of deviations and combination of deviations; and
Title 49 published on 2013-10-01
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