The transportation industry involves much more than just the movement of people and cargo: it also includes the manufacturing of transportation equipment; the development of transportation infrastructure; the management and administration of transport systems and networks; the enforcement of transportation laws, regulations, policies, and procedures; and, scenic and sightseeing transportation. ""Career Opportunities in Transportation"" examines the most common as well as the not-so-familiar careers that the transportation industry has to offer.
Featuring more than 100 job profiles in ground, air, rail, maritime, pipeline, and other diverse areas of transportation, this new resource offers an introduction that guides readers through the history of the modern transportation industry.
Helpful appendixes include information on the commercial driver's license, education and training resources, professional associations, Web resources, and more.
Career profiles include: automotive technician; charter boat captain; deckhand; federal air marshal; harbormaster; pipeliner; railroad conductor; shipfitter; train dispatcher; and, transportation engineer.