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Career Opportunities in Transportation

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; th… (See Below for Full Description)
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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:

  • Air traffic controller
  • Bridge tender
  • Charter boat captain
  • Commercial pilot
  • Freight broker
  • Landscape architect
  • Motorcycle mechanic
  • Naval architect
  • Pipeline inspector
  • Railroad conductor
  • Ship engineer
  • Yardmaster.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-7401-3
ISBN-10 816074011
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-2066-9
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Career Opportunities
Author Richard A. McDavid and Susan Echaore-McDavid
Publication Date 7/1/2009
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Ferguson
Specifications Index. Appendixes. Bibliography. Glossary. Web sites.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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