rolling stock engine inspector


Rolling stock engine inspectors inspect diesel and electric engines used for locomotives to ensure compliance with standards and regulations. They conduct routine, post-overhaul, pre-availability and post-casualty inspections. They provide documentation for repair activities and technical support to maintenance and repair centers. They review administrative records, analyse the operating performance of engines and report their findings.

Scope notes

Excludes rolling stock inspector. Includes people performing inspections on engines only.

Alternative label

  • traction engineering technician

  • locomotive engine inspector

  • railway workshop repair inspector

  • rail vehicle repair inspector

  • railway vehicle engine inspector

  • railcar engine inspector

  • workshop repair inspector

  • rolling stock repair inspector

  • wagon engine inspector

  • carriage engine inspector

  • railway depot repair inspector

  • rail depot repair inspector

  • rail workshop repair inspector

  • rail vehicle engine inspector

  • depot repair inspector

  • multiple unit engine inspector

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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