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The Transportation industry is a category of companies that provide services to move people or goods, as well as transportation infrastructure. The Transportation industry consists of several industries including air freight and logistics, airlines, marine, road and rail, and transportation infrastructure. These industries are further broken down into the sub-industries air freight and logistics, airlines, marine, railroads, trucking, airport services, highways and rail tracks, and marine ports and services. In 2020, the Transportation industry was estimated at $1.7 trillion. Major companies include UPS, FedEx, XPO Logistics, and J.B. Hunt Transport Services.

What are common job types in the Transportation industry?

CDL Driver - CDL Drivers transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers. They inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance.

Forklift Operator - Forklift Operators are responsible for operating and managing industrial trucks to load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks, into railroad cars or trucks or storage facilities.

Industrial Multi-Skilled Technician - Industrial Multi-Skilled Technicians assist other maintenance technicians in the repair and maintenance of equipment.

Manufacturing Maintenance Technician - Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians are skilled mechanics that install, repair and maintain industrial machinery. They usually work in manufacturing plants or small factories where they ensure the smooth running of in-house production equipment.

Distribution Center Manager - Distribution Center Managers manage daily activities of a centralized distribution center. They monitor inventory levels to manage expenses, minimize loss, and maximize revenue.

Electro-Mechanical Technician - Electro-Mechanical Technicians install, repair, upgrade, and test electronic and computer-controlled mechanical systems.

Electronic Test Technician - Electronic Test Technicians perform routine calibration tests of meters, performs routine electrical tests of material, and assists in testing more complex electric instruments and equipment; tests electric meters, control and protective relays, instruments, transformers, and other equipment.

What are the highest paying Transportation jobs?

Distribution Center Managers and CDL Drivers are one of the highest paying jobs in the Transportation industry. Distribution Center Managers earn on average about $70K per year, while CDL Drivers earn $60K per year, on average.

What Transportation jobs are in demand?

CDL Drivers and Forklift Operators are in high demand in the Transportation industry, due to high growth in the industry over the past several years and due to the revitalization of the supply chain after the events of 2020.

Why should one start a career in the Transportation industry?

Employment of Transportation industry occupations is projected to grow 4 percent from 2018 to 2028. The Transportation industry is an essential industry, offering job security and stability. In addition, a career in the Transportation industry offers many entry-level opportunities, and one can advance fairly quickly within the industry.


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Automotive Technician


Job Ref: # EB-5164113334
Date Posted: 5/16/2024 8:00:00 AM
City, State: SeaTac, WA
Category: Transportation
Salary: $34 - $34

Description

Position Details:
Title: Automotive Technician
Location: SeaTac, WA
Shift: There are two shifts available, M-F 6a-2:30p & Su-Th 3p-11:30p
Travel: This job will be performed on-site.
Compensation: $34/hr depending on qualifications and experience! Each ASE certification held will add $1/hr + a $3,000 sign-on bonus!
Benefits: Paid Time Off, starting with 14 days off in your first year + 6 paid holidays; Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Life Insurance; Prescription coverage; Employee discounts on car rentals, car purchases, and much more! 401(k) retirement plan with company match and profit sharing; Training and development; $3000 Sign On Bonus- paid at 3 months ($1000), 6 months ($1000), and 9 months ($1000); Paid Certification Training; Upward mobility/opportunities for promotions; Updated facilities/work environment; Multi-brand fleet - get to work on all makes/models of vehicles; and a fun place to work!

Position Description:
The company has an exciting opportunity for an Automotive Technician. The Automotive Technician performs car service, repair, preventive maintenance, in-fleeting service, and vehicle reconditioning service according to company policy and procedures. This position requires the exercise of reasonable judgment and initiative. Performs all responsibilities with a focus on the needs of our customers and in accordance with our Quality Standards.
• Ensure that all repairs and preventative maintenance are completed according to the manufacturer's specifications and guidelines.
• Complete required manufacturer's training and perform warranty and recall repairs.
• Complete ADA installs as required upon completion of training.
• Maintain vehicle repair history by documenting a Repair Order to accurately reflect steps taken and part(s) used during the repair.
• Provide safe and reliable vehicles upon completion of repairs and preventative maintenance.
• Comply with part and inventory tracking procedures.
• Utilize multiple manufacturers’ websites, software, and diagnostic tools.
• May process new fleet, LOFR, tires, fuel reclamation, or buy-backs.
• Maintain the work area in a safe and clean condition.
• Requires ability to perform manual labor, such as bending, kneeling, crouching, lifting, standing, and walking for extended periods.
• Moderate physical activity which requires handling of objects up to 50 pounds with long periods of standing and walking.
• Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as required.

Requirements:
• 4+ current and valid ASE certifications required OR OEM training/certifications OR able to earn all 4 ASE certifications in the first six months of employment.
• Two years of mechanical experience in an automotive repair shop servicing current-model vehicles required.
• Degree in Automotive Technology, Completion of Automotive Technical College or Technical vocational training preferred.
• Understanding of GM, Ford, Toyota, and Chrysler warranty procedures is a plus.
• Must have a current and valid driver's license with no more than 2 moving violations and/or at-fault accidents on driving record within the past 3 years.
• A minimum of basic level experience and understanding of a PC and Microsoft Office Products required.
• Must be able to understand, read, write, and speak English.
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship for this position now or in the future.
• Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug test including cannabis.



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Production Supervisor


Job Ref: # EB-3852139430
Date Posted: 5/9/2024 8:00:00 AM
City, State: Three Rivers, MI
Category: Transportation
Salary: $75,000 - $85,000

Description

Position Details:
• Title: Production Supervisor
• Location: Three Rivers, MI
• Shift: 1st and 2nd shifts available with flexible work hours including overtime as required on weekends and holidays. The ideal candidate will have open shift availability with flexibility to work other shifts, weekends, and holidays as required.
• Travel: none
• Compensation: $75k -$85k +bonus
o Bonuses/Additional Compensation:
• Benefits: Health Care, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, FSA, HSA, An Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Wellness Programs, 401(k) Match, Retirement Contribution (ARC), Tuition Assistance, Paid Holidays, Short-Term Incentive Program, Discount Programs, Wage Adjustments, Life and Disability Insurance

Position Description: Production Supervisors oversee production and coordinate with leaders of production support staff to review production floor performance. In addition, they coordinate the planning, scheduling, setup, and running of production activities. Supervisors also own the dispersal and distribution of materials for production and maintain labor and material requirements to meet the daily production schedule. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader, have experience in an automotive manufacturing environment, and have availability to support the production teams on 2nd/3rd shifts, overtime, weekends and holidays.

This Supervisor would supervise production associate outcomes by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, and counseling associates; presenting job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures.
Other tasks include: Maintaining production processes by observing process volumes; recommending process adjustments, completing production processes by monitoring progress; expediting material flow and work results; resolving problems, improving process workflow by eliminating stoppages; analyzing delays; testing new methods, recording production by completing daily shift production reports; calculating yields and recoveries, maintaining process flow by communicating production status, requirements, and problems to next shift.
The Supervisor would maintain working relationship with union, where applicable, by complying with the terms of the (CBA), maintain safe, secure, and healthy production process environment by adhering to organization standards and policies, and to legal regulations; alerting others regarding potential concerns, contribute to production process and organization success by welcoming related, different, and new requests; helping others accomplish job results.

Requirements:
• High School Diploma or equivalent required.
• 2+ years of experience as a manufacturing floor supervisor required; automotive industry preferred.
• Experience working in a union environment preferred.
• Availability to work overtime and weekends as requested.



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Diesel Service Technician


Job Ref: # EB-1673046422
Date Posted: 5/6/2024 10:48:51 AM
City, State: National, XX
Category: Transportation
Salary: $25 - $32

Description

Position Details:
Title: Diesel Service Technician
Location: Various locations throughout the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast U.S.
Shift: Primarily Monday – Friday normal daytime hours; otherwise as needed/required for emergency service.
Compensation: $25-$32/hr. starting base rate based on skills and experience + O/T + monthly incentives + cumulative pay raises and incentives for progression through professional development skill grades & certifications. 1st Year W2 $60K-$75K+, then on up from there to $100K+!
Benefits: A comprehensive summary of benefits will be provided to all selected candidates.
Travel: None. Some work in the field for mobile service technicians in/around the service center location.

Position Description: As the heart of the company, the Diesel Service Technician safely performs service, routine and emergency maintenance, installation, and repair at the Service Center with world-class customer service. In this role you will be responsible for fixing trucks and commercial vehicles, systems, and equipment, and making repair recommendations to customers. You will work with other service technicians and associates to ensure all scheduled work is performed safely and to the customer's satisfaction. Key duties include:
• Service, repair, modify, diagnose, and reassemble, trucks, vehicles, and machinery for operation.
• Failure analysis, service, and repairs for customers.
• Troubleshoot and fix electrical and mechanical systems and equipment issues.
• Perform preventative maintenance – changing oil, checking batteries, lubrication, etc.
• Repair diesel trucks – engines, alignments, suspension, hydraulics, transmissions, operating systems.
• Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, etc. for proper, safe, & optimal operation.
• Ensure all maintenance is performed with utmost safety and care according to highest standards.

Requirements: The company is hiring transitioning active-duty military and veteran candidates for this opportunity. Candidates must have good, safe troubleshooting skills and experience performing maintenance and repair on military systems, whether vehicles, mechanized armor, missile systems, aircraft, ships, or support equipment.



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Rigger I


Job Ref: # EB-1875292737
Date Posted: 4/30/2024 8:00:00 AM
City, State: Windsor, CT
Category: Transportation
Salary: $21 - $22

Description

Join Our Team – Where Your Skills Are Valued and Your Career Growth Is Supported

Are you a skilled Rigger with excellent judgment and coordination? Ready to advance your career with a dynamic and growing company in the workplace solutions sector? We are seeking motivated individuals like you to join our team.

Position Overview:
As a key member of our operations team, you will be instrumental in the moving and installation of heavy equipment or machinery, both in our warehouse and at customer job sites. Your tasks will include interpreting layout plans, blueprints, and other drawings to effectively dismantle and assemble machinery using various tools. Additionally, you'll play a pivotal role in directing the hoisting and operation of heavy machinery.

Ideal Candidate:

High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Valid CDL Class A/B License is preferred, with at least one year of commercial driving experience.
Proficiency in rigging and safely handling heavy equipment.
Experience with forklifts and various moving equipment is a plus.
What We Offer:

Competitive Pay: $21-$22/hour for candidates with limited experience; $24-$26/hour for those with more experience.
License Advancement: If you don’t have a CDL Class A license, we’ll cover the costs for you to obtain one.
Comprehensive Benefits: Including health, family, wellness, financial wellbeing, and retirement.
Career Development: Opportunities to collaborate with skilled teams across multiple states in an inclusive and diverse work environment.
Work-Life Balance: A company culture that supports personal and professional growth.
Discover More and Join Us:
Explore our innovative solutions and vibrant team culture on our website and social media.




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Diesel Service Technician


Job Ref: # EB-3390488449
Date Posted: 4/25/2024 3:00:00 PM
City, State: XX, VA
Category: Transportation
Salary: $22 - $32

Description

Position Details:
Title: Diesel Service Technician
Location: Various locations throughout the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast U.S.
Shift: Primarily Monday – Friday normal daytime hours; otherwise as needed/required for emergency service.
Compensation: $25-$32/hr. starting base rate based on skills and experience + O/T + monthly incentives + cumulative pay raises and incentives for progression through professional development skill grades & certifications. 1st Year W2 $60K-$75K+, then on up from there to $100K+!
Benefits: A comprehensive summary of benefits will be provided to all selected candidates.
Travel: None. Some work in the field for mobile service technicians in/around the service center location.

Position Description: As the heart of the company, the Diesel Service Technician safely performs service, routine and emergency maintenance, installation, and repair at the Service Center with world-class customer service. In this role you will be responsible for fixing trucks and commercial vehicles, systems, and equipment, and making repair recommendations to customers. You will work with other service technicians and associates to ensure all scheduled work is performed safely and to the customer's satisfaction. Key duties include:
• Service, repair, modify, diagnose, and reassemble, trucks, vehicles, and machinery for operation.
• Failure analysis, service, and repairs for customers.
• Troubleshoot and fix electrical and mechanical systems and equipment issues.
• Perform preventative maintenance – changing oil, checking batteries, lubrication, etc.
• Repair diesel trucks – engines, alignments, suspension, hydraulics, transmissions, operating systems.
• Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, etc. for proper, safe, & optimal operation.
• Ensure all maintenance is performed with utmost safety and care according to highest standards.

Requirements: The company is hiring transitioning active-duty military and veteran candidates for this opportunity. Candidates must have good, safe troubleshooting skills and experience performing maintenance and repair on military systems, whether vehicles, mechanized armor, missile systems, aircraft, ships, or support equipment.


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Body Shop Technician


Job Ref: # EB-8088157143
Date Posted: 4/12/2024 8:00:00 AM
City, State: Piedmont, SC
Category: Transportation
Salary: $25 - $34

Description

Body Shop Technician
Location: Piedmont SC (20 minutes from Greenville SC)
Compensation: $25-$34 based on experience
Benefits: Company paid medical. Optional accidental, life, dental and disability & 401k. Paid vacation, uniforms, and training.
Shift: Monday – Friday 8-5 with 4 day work week optional

Position Description:
Bodyshop technician will perform auto body and framework repairs to industrial type vehicles. Company specializes in emergency service vehicles as well as delivery trucks, field services vehicles and school buses.

Responsibilities:
• Prior to starting a job, thoroughly review each repair order to fully understand the scope of the work to be done. If further clarity is needed or a supplement is required, speak directly with estimator.
• Proforma an initial teardown of vehicle.
• Ensure you have the correct parts from the parts department to complete the job.
• Identify parts for cut-in and design.
• Follow company procedures in application of under-coating, corrosion protection, seam sealer, weld through primer and lubricants.
• Re-assemble pained vehicle and painted parts.

Requirements
• 3+ years in auto body repair
• Self-motivated and reliable
• Knowledge of how to operate shop tools and equipment in a safe manner.
• Very detail oriented
• Able to work on a team



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Avionics Technician


Job Ref: # EB-2614964174
Date Posted: 3/20/2024 8:00:00 AM
City, State: Tullahoma, TN
Category: Transportation
Salary: $28 - $30

Description

Position Details:
• Title: Avionics Technician II
• Location: Tullahoma, TN (1.5 hrs from Nashville)
• Shift: Monday – Thursday (four 10 hr shifts - 6:30am-4pm – 30-minute lunch) Weekends if needed (OT available)
• Compensation: First 90 days between $28-$30/hr – After 90 days $30-$33/hr
• Benefits: comprehensive benefits (3% 401 contribution by company automatic)
• Travel: 10-15% (1x per quarter – never more than a week)

Position Description:
Avionics Technician ll is responsible for advanced – intermediate aircraft avionics installation, maintenance, updates, and modifications.

Responsibilities:
• Conducts avionics installation and maintenance on FAR Part 23,25,27,29 -certified normal, utility, acrobatic, and commuter category airplanes IAW applicable and current federal statues, industry guidelines, and manufacturers ’procedures.
• Preforms avionics installations and maintenance on aircraft flight data, navigation, and communication systems.
• Supports development of aircraft modifications IAW applicable and current federal statues, industry guidelines, and manufacturers ’procedures.
• Documents maintenance as required.
• Follows applicable OSHA standards and regulations for persona safety.
• Cleans operational hangar and flight line areas daily IAW XPS Foreign Object Debris/Damage program procedures.
• Support parts inventory system IAW company policies and procedures.

Requirements:
• 4 years military experience in avionics
• Preferred experience with Blackhawk aircraft
• Preferred experience with Garmin instrumentation or similar up to date technology.


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