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



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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Skills Profile



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

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

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


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Welding
CAD/CAM
Software Quality Assurance
Manufacturing Processes
Robotics



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