Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

Supervise and coordinate the activities of ground crew in the loading, unloading, securing, and staging of aircraft cargo or baggage. May determine the quantity and orientation of cargo and compute aircraft center of gravity. May accompany aircraft as member of flight crew and monitor and handle cargo in flight, and assist and brief passengers on safety and emergency procedures. Includes loadmasters.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $50,200.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 70
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 14.04 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Resource Allocation
Critical Thinking
Work Ethic
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Terminate employment of employees or contractors
Terminate relationship with clients or vendors
Implement freight shipping or storage procedures
Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Implement company or staff policies
Route freight shipments
Employ aircraft safety regulations
Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals
Implement transportation changes to reduce environmental impact
Implement air quality control measures
Resolve personnel problems
Follow installation, maintenance, or repair safety procedures and regulations
Implement employee bargaining agreements
Modify work procedures, processes, or plans to meet situational needs
Resolve operational shipping or transportation issues
Establish project teams
Follow transportation, shipping, or material moving safety procedures and regulations
Follow safety procedures for vehicle operation
Approve expenditures
Perform chemical processing emergency procedures
Approve changes to business processes
Solve machining tool problems
Confer with others to resolve production problems or equipment malfunctions
Solve production problems
Determine installation, service, or repair needed
Diagnose mechanical problems in machinery or equipment
Discipline staff for infractions of rules or regulations
Identify best itinerary based on knowledge of routes
Follow recipe instructions
Implement organizational process or policy changes
Diagnose malfunctioning vehicle systems based on inspection or test results
Diagnose refrigeration problems
Diagnose engine problems using diagnostic equipment
Diagnose electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Determine administrative policies or standards
Solve administrative problems in the workplace

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Direct material handling or moving activities
Oversee marine cargo handling
Direct passenger or freight transport activities
Oversee activities related to dispatching, routing, or tracking transportation vehicles
Supervise transportation, shipping, or material moving personnel
Coordinate operational activities
Assign work to staff or employees
Coordinate production maintenance activities
Manage industrial production activities or processes
Direct operational or production activities
Establish priorities for self or others
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Manage food or beverage preparation or service
Coordinate activities of food service staff
Manage waste removal and recycling programs
Manage quality control activities
Oversee testing or construction of prototype
Manage individual and organizational contracts
Coordinate shipping activities with external parties
Direct green energy production operations
Supervise industrial, production, or manufacturing personnel
Supervise maintenance workers
Manage broad organizational programs or initiatives
Manage handling of hazardous, toxic, or non-compliant materials
Manage project teams
Supervise restaurant or lodging personnel
Supervise engineering or other technical personnel
Supervise clerical or administrative personnel
Take responsibility for safety of group
Coordinate timing of food production activities
Manage food service or production operations

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor operations to ensure compliance with safety or security policies or regulations
Monitor loading processes to ensure procedural compliance
Monitor operational activities to ensure conformance to standards, regulations, or protocols
Monitor performance of others
Monitor repairs or maintenance to enforce standards
Ensure compliance with polices or regulations
Monitor lodging or dining facility operations
Monitor food services operations to ensure procedures are followed
Monitor organizational compliance with regulations
Monitor activities of individuals to ensure safety or compliance with rules
Examine financial records to ensure compliance with policies or regulations
Monitor contract performance
Monitor work environment to ensure safety or adherence to specifications
Maintain consistent production quality
Measure internal and external transportation, delivery, or distribution performance
Monitor public transportation and transit systems operation
Detect installation, maintenance, or repair concerns by listening for abnormalities
Maintain safe work environment
Monitor assembly quality
Monitor operating conditions
Inspect production environment operations and processes
Track facility or production costs
Monitor transportation or shipping related equipment operation to detect problems
Monitor project risk mitigation plan
Monitor operation of mail preparation or handling machines
Monitor production or manufacturing equipment operation to detect problems
Monitor electrical or mechanical equipment operation to detect problems
Monitor railroad vehicle or equipment operation
Monitor facilities or operational systems
Monitor work areas and activities to ensure compliance with safety procedures
Monitor project scope guidelines
Detect industrial, production, or manufacturing equipment malfunctions by listening for abnormalities
Monitor organizational procedures to ensure proper functioning
Monitor training costs
Monitor variables affecting route activities

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Manage material resources
Manage inventories or supplies
Requisition stock, materials, supplies or equipment
Maintain inventory of office supplies
Maintain inventory of office equipment or furniture
Inventory stock to ensure adequate supplies
Maintain parts or equipment inventory
Monitor inventories of products or materials
Order transportation or shipping related supplies, materials, and equipment
Maintain food, beverage, or equipment inventories
Order production or manufacturing related supplies, materials, and equipment
Order installation, maintenance, or repair related supplies, materials, and equipment
Inventory items to be reordered or returned
Monitor resources
Control organizational, product, or material inventory
Replenish supplies of food, tableware or linen
Order restaurant, food services, or lodging related supplies, materials, and equipment
Acquire supplies or equipment
Develop operational budgets
Manage program or project budgets
Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources
Manage organizational or operational finances
Purchase food or beverages
Purchase housekeeping or cleaning supplies or equipment

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Perform transportation or shipping related safety inspection
Inspect facilities to determine repair or replacement needs
Inspect facilities to ensure compliance with transportation-related standards
Inspect transportation or shipping related machinery or equipment
Inspect facilities or equipment for regulatory, hazard, or fire code compliance
Ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards
Inspect facilities, equipment, or supplies to ensure conformance to food-related or personal service standards
Inspect material-moving equipment to detect problems
Perform industrial, production, or manufacturing related safety inspection
Perform safety inspection related to an installation, maintenance or repair
Inspect production equipment
Determine operational compliance with regulations or standards
Inspect installation, maintenance, or repair machinery or equipment
Inspect mechanical systems to determine if they are operating properly
Test vehicle computer processors to detect malfunctions
Test operation of malfunctioning machinery
Operate vehicle engine electrical systems test equipment
Operate engine emission testing equipment
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment
Test mechanical products or equipment
Perform quality assurance testing

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Estimate project labor requirements
Estimate transportation or shipping related project material requirements
Estimate project material requirements
Estimate delivery dates
Determine work priorities and requirements
Determine project parameters or specifications
Forecast departmental personnel requirements
Determine resource needs
Estimate supplies, ingredients, or staff requirements for food preparation activities
Estimate material requirements for production
Estimate installation, maintenance, or repair related material requirements
Estimate demand for products or services
Employ weighing or measuring devices in transportation
Estimate transportation related project costs
Read utilities metering devices
Estimate industrial, production, or manufacturing related project costs
Weigh materials to ensure compliance with specifications
Estimate construction project costs
Estimate installation, maintenance, or repair related project costs
Calculate shipping costs
Measure ingredients for food preparation
Measure materials or objects for installation or assembly
Estimate operational costs

Scheduling Work and Activities

Schedule employee work hours
Develop maintenance schedules
Schedule product or material transportation
Arrange delivery schedules
Schedule production work to meet deadlines
Arrange transport of passengers or cargo
Schedule air or surface pickup, delivery, or distribution of product
Schedule facility or property maintenance
Arrange maintenance activities

Getting Information

Review schedules to obtain cargo loading information
Review work orders or schedules to determine operations or procedures
Review transportation related codes and specifications
Review transportation, shipping, or material moving work orders
Review traffic routing or control plans
Read operating, service, or repair manuals associated with the maintenance of electrical or mechanical equipment
Interpret industrial, production, or manufacturing information from schematics or technical drawings
Review industrial, production, or manufacturing work orders
Read operating, service, or repair manuals associated with manufacturing or production equipment
Interpret installation, maintenance, or repair information from schematics or technical drawings
Review installation, maintenance, or repair work orders
Review installation, maintenance, or repair codes and specifications
Review arrival or departure schedules
Review maps to determine location or routes
Read work orders to determine material or setup requirements
Study blueprints or other instructions to determine equipment setup requirements
Review industrial, production, or manufacturing codes and specifications
Review switching or train orders
Read transportation or shipping related operating, service, or repair manuals
Review food services related work orders
Investigate customer complaints

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