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Transportation Operations-Road Cluster: Logistics and Distribution

Transportation Managers - Road
Plan, direct, and coordinate the transportation operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that provide transportation services.

Mobile Equipment Maintenance Managers
Supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers.

Electrical and Electronic Installers and Repairers for Transportation Equipment
Install, adjust, or maintain mobile electronics communication equipment, including sound, sonar, security, navigation, and surveillance systems on trains, watercraft, or other mobile equipment.

Truck Drivers - Heavy and tractor-trailer
Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 GVW, to transport and deliver goods, livestock, or materials in liquid, loose, or packaged form. May be required to unload truck. May require use of automated routing equipment. Requires commercial drivers' license.

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and surface mining.

Dispatchers - Truck
Schedule and dispatch vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress.

Truck Drivers - Light or Delivery services
Drive a truck or van with a capacity of under 26,000 GVW, primarily to deliver or pick up merchandise or to deliver packages within a specified area. May require use of automatic routing or location software. May load and unload truck.

Heavy Equipment Driver
Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.


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Purchasing Agent/Buyer

Salary Range: $60,000-$80,000
Education offered at: Davidson CC (Courses), Elon U (BSBA), Forsyth CC (AAS), NCAT (BS), Randolph CC (AAS), UNCG-JSNN (BS, Cert), WFU (BS), WSSU (BS, Cert*)
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