Careers in Transportation, 1st Edition

  • Kimberly Ortiz-Hartman
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  • ISBN-10: 1642653047
  • ISBN-13: 9781642653045
  • DDC: 388.023
  • 350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released November 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Careers in transportation and logistics offer a wide array of options for today’s job seeker. As our transportation system becomes more technologically advanced, demand for workers with specific skills with continue to grow. Today’s career options in this industry segment run the gamut across several sectors, and include both domestic and international jobs, including: Truck & Delivery Drivers; Public Transportation; Distribution Operations; Traffic and Travel Logistics; Water Transportation; Air Transportation; Expeditors & Logisticians; and Railroad Transportation. In addition to need-to-know data on the specifics of these careers, each chapter includes charts, tables, and valuable sections like A Day in the Life of… and Conversations with Real Professionals.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Publisher’s Note.
1: Transportation and Material-Moving Occupations by Industry.
2: Aerospace Engineers.
3: Air Traffic Controllers.
4: Aircraft Mechanics.
5: Airline and Commercial Pilots.
6: Automotive Technician.
7: Bus Drivers.
8: Cartographers and Photogrammetrists.
9: Computer Programmers.
10: Computer Systems Analysts.
11: Construction Equipment Operators.
12: Delivery Truck Drivers and Driver/Sales Workers.
13: Dispatchers.
14: Flight Attendants.
15: Hand Laborers and Material Movers.
16: Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers.
17: Industrial Designers.
18: Industrial Engineers.
19: Information Technology Project Managers.
20: Logisticians.
21: Material-Moving Machine Operators.
22: Material Recording Clerks.
23: Ship Loader.
24: Software Developer.
25: Taxi Drivers, Ride-Hailing Drivers, and Chauffeurs.
26: Urban and Regional Planner.
27: Water Transportation Workers.
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