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Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

On the Job


Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders load and unload materials from tank cars, trucks, or ships using equipment. They may load chemicals or solids, such as coal, sand, or grain. They may check for leaks or other problems.

Physical Demands   

This career requires good eyesight.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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