Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation

Inspect and monitor transportation equipment, vehicles, or systems to ensure compliance with regulations and safety standards.

Median Annual Wage: $69,170

Education: High school diploma or equivalent (58%); Less than high school diploma (13%); Post-secondary certificate (13%)

Projected Growth: Average (8% to 14%)

Related Job Titles: Inspector; Carman; Quality Assurance Inspector; Chief Mechanical Officer (CMO); Transit Vehicle Inspector; Smog Technician; Car Inspector; Emissions Inspector; Railroad Track Inspector; Safety Officer

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Source: O*NET OnLine information for Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation.

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  • Inspect vehicles or equipment to ensure compliance with rules, standards, or regulations.
  • Inspect repairs to transportation vehicles or equipment to ensure that repair work was performed properly.

Source: O*NET OnLine information for Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation.

  • Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.

Source: O*NET OnLine information for Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation.

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