First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

General Information

Description

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit77.77%
  2. State and local government11.67%
  3. Self-employed4.60%
  4. Federal government2.85%
  5. Private, not for profit2.74%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 69%
  • Some college 13%
  • Post-secondary certificate 11%
  • Bachelor's degree 5%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

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Knowledge

  • Transportation
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Clerical
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Administration and Management

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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