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10 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers.

  • Operate equipment, such as truck cab computers, CB radios, phones, or global positioning systems (GPS) equipment to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers.
43-2021.00 Telephone Operators
  • Observe signal lights on switchboards, and dial or press buttons to make connections.
  • Operate telephone switchboards and systems to advance and complete connections, including those for local, long distance, pay telephone, mobile, person-to-person, and emergency calls.
  • Monitor automated systems for placing collect calls and intervene for a callers needing assistance.
  • Interrupt busy lines if an emergency warrants.
  • Operate paging systems or other systems of bells or buzzers to notify recipients of incoming calls.
43-2011.00 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
  • Operate communication systems, such as telephone, switchboard, intercom, two-way radio, or public address.
  • Page individuals to inform them of telephone calls, using paging or interoffice communication equipment.
  • Place telephone calls or arrange conference calls as instructed.
43-5031.00 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
  • Scan status charts and computer screens, and contact emergency response field units to determine emergency units available for dispatch.
  • Monitor various radio frequencies such as those used by public works departments, school security, and civil defense to keep apprised of developing situations.
43-5032.00 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance   Green Occupation Green
  • Oversee all communications within specifically assigned territories.
53-5021.03 Pilots, Ship
  • Operate ship-to-shore radios to exchange information needed for ship operations.
43-4081.00 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
  • Transmit and receive messages, using telephones or telephone switchboards.
53-6011.00 Bridge and Lock Tenders
  • Operate lighthouses to assist marine passage near shores and dangerous waters.
53-2021.00 Air Traffic Controllers
  • Inspect, adjust, or control radio equipment or airport lights.
53-2031.00 Flight Attendants   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Operate audio and video systems.
43-6014.00 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Bright Outlook
  • Operate electronic mail systems and coordinate the flow of information, internally or with other organizations.