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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand.

  • Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs.
53-4031.00 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
  • Receive information regarding train or rail problems from dispatchers or from electronic monitoring devices.
  • Receive instructions from dispatchers regarding trains' routes, timetables, and cargoes.
  • Review schedules, switching orders, way bills, and shipping records to obtain cargo loading and unloading information and to plan work.
  • Confirm routes and destination information for freight cars.
53-4013.00 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
  • Read switching instructions and daily car schedules to determine work to be performed, or receive orders from yard conductors.
  • Receive, relay, and act upon instructions and inquiries from train operations and customer service center personnel.
53-4011.00 Locomotive Engineers
  • Interpret train orders, signals, or railroad rules and regulations that govern the operation of locomotives.
  • Receive starting signals from conductors and use controls such as throttles or air brakes to drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas turbine-electric locomotives.
53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Read bills of lading to determine assignment details.
  • Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
53-2022.00 Airfield Operations Specialists Bright Outlook
  • Check military flight plans with civilian agencies.
53-2012.00 Commercial Pilots Bright Outlook
  • Obtain and review data such as load weights, fuel supplies, weather conditions, and flight schedules to determine flight plans and identify needed changes.
49-3021.00 Automotive Body and Related Repairers
  • Follow supervisors' instructions as to which parts to restore or replace and how much time the job should take.
53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook
  • Read operating schedules or instructions or receive verbal orders to determine amounts to be pumped.
53-3054.00 Taxi Drivers Bright Outlook
  • Report to taxicab services or garages to receive vehicle assignments.
53-6051.00 Transportation Inspectors
  • Determine cargo transportation capabilities by reading documents that set forth cargo loading and securing procedures, capacities, and stability factors.
53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
  • Read production and delivery schedules, and confer with supervisors, to determine sorting and transfer procedures, arrangement of packages on pallets, and destinations of loaded pallets.
53-3053.00 Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs Bright Outlook
  • Read maps and follow written and verbal geographic directions.
47-5044.00 Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining
  • Read written instructions or confer with supervisors about schedules and materials to be moved.
53-7021.00 Crane and Tower Operators
  • Review daily work or delivery schedules to determine orders, sequences of deliveries, or special loading instructions.
53-3033.00 Light Truck Drivers Bright Outlook
  • Read maps and follow written or verbal geographic directions.
47-5022.00 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining
  • Receive written or oral instructions regarding material movement or excavation.
53-3051.00 Bus Drivers, School Bright Outlook
  • Read maps and follow written and verbal geographic directions.
53-1043.00 First-Line Supervisors of Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
  • Review orders, production schedules, blueprints, or shipping or receiving notices to determine work sequences and material shipping dates, types, volumes, or destinations.
53-6041.00 Traffic Technicians
  • Review traffic control or barricade plans to issue permits for parades or other special events or for construction work that affects rights of way, providing assistance with plan preparation or revision, as necessary.
53-2031.00 Flight Attendants Bright Outlook
  • Attend preflight briefings concerning weather, altitudes, routes, emergency procedures, crew coordination, lengths of flights, food and beverage services offered, and numbers of passengers.