Transportation Inspectors:

Inspect equipment or goods in connection with the safe transport of cargo or people. Includes rail transportation inspectors, such as freight inspectors; rail inspectors; and other inspectors of transportation vehicles, not elsewhere classified.

Also includes

Aviation Inspectors , Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation , Freight and Cargo Inspectors



About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $71,870.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 420
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Problem-solving
Critical Thinking
Written Communication
Integrity
Work Ethic
Oral Communication
Decision-making
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Test mechanical products or equipment
Conduct performance testing
Test performance of aircraft equipment
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Inspect material-moving equipment to detect problems
Perform transportation or shipping related safety inspection
Perform tests to assess compliance with standards
Inspect facilities or equipment for regulatory, hazard, or fire code compliance
Inspect vehicle body to determine extent of damages and repairs needed
Inspect aircraft or aircraft components
Inspect vehicle to detect malfunctions or maintenance needed
Ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards
Evaluate equipment for compliance with standards
Inspect transportation or shipping related machinery or equipment
Perform inspection of tools or equipment prior to use
Examine returned parts for defects
Inspect objects using x-ray or magnetic methods
Inspect locomotives or other railroad equipment

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Measure internal and external transportation, delivery, or distribution performance
Monitor public transportation and transit systems operation
Ensure compliance with polices or regulations
Monitor operational activities to ensure conformance to standards, regulations, or protocols
Detect infractions of rules
Monitor operations to ensure compliance with safety or security policies or regulations
Monitor railroad vehicle or equipment operation
Monitor transportation or shipping related equipment operation to detect problems
Detect installation, maintenance, or repair concerns by listening for abnormalities
Time vehicle speed or traffic-control equipment operation
Maintain safe work environment

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