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Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

Load and unload materials from tank cars, trucks, or ships using equipment.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
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$29.48 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  4.7%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Monitor loading processes to ensure they are performed properly.
  • Monitor vehicle movement or location.
  • Inspect cargo areas for cleanliness or condition.
  • Inspect material-moving equipment to detect problems.
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Job Title Examples:

Load Out Person
Loader Operator

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