Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation

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What do they do?

Inspect and monitor transportation equipment, vehicles, or systems to ensure compliance with regulations and safety standards.

Also known as:

Car Inspector, Carman, Chief Mechanical Officer (CMO), Emissions Inspector, Inspection Technician, Inspector, Quality Assurance Inspector, Railroad Track Inspector, Safety Inspector, Safety Officer, Smog Technician, Transit Vehicle Inspector, Vehicle Inspector

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Transportation Inspectors is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.

★ You’re seeing projected growth rate for Transportation Inspectors because we don’t have information for Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation.
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Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 0%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #43 in job growth rate
  • 80

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #10 in net job growth
★ You’re seeing projected employment information for Transportation Inspectors because we don’t have information for Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation.

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.2%)
  • Master's degree (4.4%)
  • Bachelor's degree (17%)
  • Associate's degree (12.2%)
  • Some college, no degree (32.1%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (31.5%)
  • Less than high school diploma (2.6%)

Percent of workers in this field

★ You’re seeing education information for Transportation inspectors because we don’t have information for Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation. Please note the information may not be the same for both occupations.

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Inspect motor vehicles.
  • Test materials, solutions, or samples.
  • Prepare accident or incident reports.
  • Monitor equipment gauges or displays to ensure proper operation.
  • Recommend changes or corrective procedures.
  • Resolve issues affecting transportation operations.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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