Career Profiles and Employment Projections
- Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders: Career Information
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
Top 3 truck loader Jobs
- Doering Equipment
- Franklin, MA
The ideal candidate would have previous experience in the following areas:
• Hands on management experience
• Managing numerous concurrent orders
Truck Loader/Helper - Entry Level / Full Time
- Oldcastle, Inc.
- San Jose, CA
Enjoy competitive pay and comprehensive benefits. Strong, energetic
- Arbor Images, Inc.
- Burlington, WI
Ability to remove and trim trees with bucket truck, climbing, and possibly cranes · Help direct and train groundmen – communicating for a safe work
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What Tank car, truck, and ship loaders Do
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.
Tank car, truck, and ship loader Salaries
- 2014 employment: 13,000
- May 2015 median annual wage: $36,660
Job Outlook for Tank car, truck, and ship loaders
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 500
- Growth rate: 4 percent (Slower than average)
How to Become a Tank car, truck, or ship loader
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training
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*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Used by permission.