Load and unload chemicals and bulk solids, such as coal, sand, and grain into or from tank cars, trucks, or ships using material moving equipment. May perform a variety of other tasks relating to shipment of products. May gauge or sample shipping tanks and test them for leaks.
Median Annual Wage: $41,180
Education: High school diploma or equivalent (82%); Post-secondary certificate (11%); Some college, no degree (7%)
Projected Growth: Slower than average (3% to 7%)
Related Job Titles: Loader Operator; Shipper; Pumper; Loader; PVC Loader (Polyvinyl Chloride Loader); Warehouse Man; Load Out Person; Bulk Tank Car Unloader; Chemical Recovery Operator; Shipping and Receiving Operator