Transportation Career Guide

Explore careers in Transportation with the following links to job descriptions, which include information such as daily activities, skill requirements, salary and training required.  To learn more about the industry, follow the related links below the career descriptions section.

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Transportation Career Descriptions

Airline Ground Crew Workers
Ambulance Driver

Auto Body Repairers

Automobile Service Careers

Automotive Design and Engineering

Aviation and Aeronautics Careers

Aviation Careers - Military

Barge Captains

Becoming a Truck Driver

Bicycle Mechanics

Bicycle Repairers

Boat and Small Engine Mechanic


Bridge and Lock Tenders

Bus Drivers

Bus Drivers - School

Bus and Tram Conductor

Car Valet

Careers in Trucking

Cargo and Freight Agents

Cargo and Freight Agents


Coast Guard Careers

Coast Guard - Enlisted

Commercial Drivers

Crane and Tower Operators

Deck Engineers

Deck Hands

Delivery Assistant

Delivery Driver

Delivery Driver

Diesel Mechanics & Service Technicians

Diesel Engineers

Diesel Mechanics



Distribution Manager

Driving Instructor

Engine Technology Careers

Entrepreneur - Start Your Own Business

Federal Air Marshals

Federal Flight Deck Officers


Fishers and Fishing Vessel Operators

Freight Forwarder

Heavy Machinery and Equipment Design

Heavy Truck Operators

Helicopter Pilot

Hospitality and Tourism Careers

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

Locomotive Engineers

Logistics Career Paths



Mail Carriers

Material Moving Equipment Operators
Mates -Ship, Boat, Barge

Marine and Ship Engineering

Military Careers


Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics

Motor Vehicle Parts Sales

Motorcycle Courier

Motorcycle Mechanic
Painters - Transportation Equipment

Parking Lot Attendants

Paving Equipment Operators


Port Operative

Postal Mail Carriers

Public Transportation Inspectors

Radio Dispatchers

Rail Track Maintenance Worker

Rail Yard Engineers

Railway Conductor and Brakeperson

Railroad Engineers

Railroad Safety Inspector

Railroad Transportation Opportunities


Road Transport Careers



Sailors and Marine Oilers

School Bus Driver

Semi Drivers

Ship and Boat Captains

Ship Loaders

Ship Pilot

Ship Pilot

Shipping, Receiving and Traffic Clerks

Slipway Repair

Small Craft Operator

Subway and Streetcar Operators


Taxi Driver

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

Tourist Transit Careers

Traffic Technicians

Trainyard Workers

Transport and Logistics Careers

Transportation Agents

Transportation and Distribution Careers

Transportation and Storage Careers

Transportation and Warehousing Careers

Transportation Careers

Transportation Careers - Career Infonet

Transportation Careers - Military

Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Careers

Transportation Engineer

Transportation Inspectors

Transportation Management - Military

Transportation Managers

Transportation Managers - O*Net

Transportation Security Screeners

Trolley Operators

Truck Drivers

Truck Drivers

Truck Drivers - Light

Truck Mechanics

Van Driver

Vehicle Cleaners

Warehouse Manager

Water Transportation Occupations

Women in Trucking

Yard Pilots

Transportation Related Sites

Air and Space Transportation

Aviation and Aerospace Links & Resources


Automobile Links and Resources

Auto Body Repair Links and Resources

Bicycles and Motorcycles

About Bicycles

Bicycle Helmet Safety

Bicycle Mechanics - Repair Links Yahoo

Bicycle Safety

Motorcycles & Engine Technology Links

Transportation and Handling

Clear Freight - Trade & Transportation

Cybertran Information Page

Federal Motor Carries Safety Regulations

Hazardous Material Library

Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods

Logistics - About.com

Logistics -
WWW Virtual Library
Material Handling Online
Motor Carrier and Driver Laws

National Transportation Library

Transportation - Yahoo

Transportation Directory
Transportation Dictionary

Transportation Institute

Transportation Related Links

Transportation Technology Center

Transportation Technologies

US Department of Transportation

Women in Packaging

Transportation Industry News

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Ecological Effects of Roads

Directory of Transportation Libraries

Innovative Transportation Technologies

Material Handling Industry - Links

National Transportation Statistics

Pocket Guide to Transportation 2008

Rail Industry Statistics

Rail Transportation Industry News

Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation News

State Departments of Transportation

Transit and Ground Transportation Industry News

Transportation and Warehousing Industry News

Transportation Industry Profile

Transportation Magazines - News Directory

Transportation - Power Reporting

Transportation Regulatory Links

Transportation Research Board News

Transportation Statistics - US DOT

Truck Transportation Industry News

US Department of Transportation

Water Transportation Industry News


CDL Practice Tests

Cummins -
Diesel Engine Manufacturer
Detroit Diesel

Equipment and Fuel Articles

Freightliner Trucks

How Stuff Works- Engines & Motors

Inbound Logistics Info for Motor Carriers

Interstate Highway Facts

Layover.com -
Trucking Information
Logistics World


Mack Trucks, INC


Peterbilt Motors

Qualifications of Drivers

State Resources for Truck Drivers

Sterling Trucks

Travel Centers of America

Truck Manufacturers

Truck Routing and Mapping Tool

Truck Tires- Bridgestone Firestone

TruckLine - The Trucking Network

Trucking and Warehousing Industry Guide
Trucking Travel Guides


Women in Trucking

Energy, Environment and Fuel

Energy and Environment -
National Transportation Library
Energy and Fuel Resources

Environmental Links and Resources

Trains, Railroads, Railways

Brotherhood Railway Carmen
Federal Railroad Administration

High Speed Ground Transportation

How To Build a Miniature Steam Engine

HSST High Speed Surface Transport

Intelligent Transportation Systems - Digital Collection

Locomotive Horn Signals


Maglev Trains - How They Work

Magnetic Levitation Trains Online Lesson

New Rail Road Technologies

Rail Safety Curriculum

Railroad Talk - Terms and Definitions

Railroads & Waterways - Digital Librarian

Railway  Technology - Digital Images
Steel Rails for Iron Horses

Union Pacific Railroad History

Ships, Subs & Boats

Boats & Boating -  Librarian's Internet Index
Directory of Online Port and Harbor Information

Map of US Ports

More Code Translations

Port Industry Statistics

Seaport Knowledge Library

Semaphore Flag Signaling System

Submarines - How do They Work
Submarines Information

Submarine Overview - Wikipedia

Science and Math Integration Resources

Astrolabe - Navigational Instrument

GPS The New Navigation

How Airplanes Work

How Electric Cars Work

How Gear Ratios Work

How Horsepower Works

Magnetic Levitation - Science Hobbyist

Make a Paper Airplane

Marine Navigation

Mechanics - Into to Physics 1

Navigation by Sextant

Newton's Laws of Motion

Paper Airplane Aerodynamics

Science, Physics and Chemistry Links

Sonic Boom Basics

Thermodynamics of Transportation

Standards and Law

Registration and Licensing

Transport Law - Freightworld

Transportation Law Center

Transportation Security Regulations

US DOT Regulations

Lesson Plans and Activities

Car Project

Era of Innovation - Transportation

Horsepower Lesson

Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Lesson Plans

Lost at Sea - Find Your Longitude

Plane Math Activities

Port Industry for Kids

Power to Move a State - Energy and Transportation

Railroads Lesson Plan

Safe Routes to School Classroom Activities

Student Vehicle Competitions

Submarines - Underway on Nuclear Power

Teaching with Historic Places - Transportation

Trade and Transportation in the United States

Transportation and Public Transit Online Lesson

Vocational and Career Related Lesson Plans

Work is Simple with Simple Machines


Airport Directory - International

Seaports of America - Port Authorities

Transportation Overview - The Free Encyclopedia

Transportation Security Administration
Types of Transportation

US Railroads

US Department of Transportation

History of Transportation

American Truck Historical Society

Automobile History

Famous Railroaders

Inventors, History and Biographies

Locomotives in America History

Maritime History

National Railway Historical Society

Naval History & Photography

Railroad Lines - Library of Congress

Railroad Industry History

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

Railroads - LII

Railway - Historic Accidents

Roads to the Future - Highway History

Steam Engine Library

Tall Ship Eagle

Teamster History

Transportation Related Inventors
Truck Library - Classics

Union Pacific Railroad History

US Transportation History

Organizations and Associations

American Society of Transportation and Logistics

Association of American Railroads

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Federal Railroad Administration

High Speed Ground Transportation Association

Industrial Truck Association

Institute of Transportation Engineers

National Motor Freight Traffic Association

Maritime Administration - USDOT

State Departments of Transportation


Transportation Associations-
Virtual Library
Transportation Associations and Societies
Transportation Related Associations

Transportation Research Board
Transportation Trade Department

Transportation Unions

Transportation Workforce Development

Trucking Organizations

United Highway Carriers Association

United Transportation Union
US Department of Transportation

Scholarships, Schools and Training

Boatbuilding, Design and Marine Schools

CDL College - Truck Driving School

Diesel Mechanics Schools

Diesel Technical Schools

Driver Education QUIA

Equipment and Engine Training Council

Find a Driving School

Go Driver

Logistics Certification

Material Handling Industry of America

Mechanics and Repairers Schools and Programs

Northwest School of Boat Building

Professional Certifications - NATMI

Professional Truck Drivers Institute

Scholarship - L.L. Waters Scholarship

Scholarship Resources

Scholarship Search - Career One Stop

Scholarships - Teamster and AFL CIO

State Divisions of Occupational Licensure

Teamsters Union Online

Top Trucking Schools.com

Trade and Technical Schools

Transportation and Logistics Schools

Transportation and Logistics Universities and Programs

Transportation and Logistics Training

Transportation Program and Universities

Transportation Related Schools

Truck Driver Schools

Truck Driver Schools - Layover.com

Truck Driver Institute

Truck Driver Training
Truck Driving School--Sage

Truck Driver Schools

Truckload Carrier Scholarships

United Bicycle Institute

United States Airforce Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

United States Merchant Marine Academy
United States Naval Academy

Web-based Transportation Courses

Wyo Tech

Starting Your Own Business

Business Resources

How to Recruit and Retain Drivers

How to Use Your Financial Sheets

Small Carrier University

Starting Your Own Business - Entrepreneur


Scenic Byways - Historic Roads


Career One Stop Job Search

Freightliner Job Search

Job Market Links & Resources

Transportation Management Jobs

Travel and Transportation Jobs

Union Pacific Jobs


Bicycle Helmet FAQ

Bicycle Safety - Kids, Teens, Motorists

Bicycle Safety Fact Sheets

Department of Homeland Security

Driver Fatigue

Driver Safety

Emergency Management and Safety Publications

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Hazardous Materials Information

Helmet Safety

Motor Carrier's Guide to Highway Safety

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Occupational and Industrial Safety Links

Operation Lifesaver - Rail Safety


Safe Routes to School

Safety Statistics

Traffic Safety and Occupant Protection

Transit Safety

Transportation Safety and Security Resources

Transportation Security Laws

Truckload Carrier Safety

US Coast Guard Marine Safety

Clipart, Images and Photos

Landings -
Aircraft Images and more
Nautical Clipart 
Occupations Clip Art

Orbital Picture Gallery

Pennsylvania Railroad Images


Picture Dictionary - Clip Art

Submarine Pictures

Transportation and Auto Clipart
Transportation Clip Art

Transportation Clip Art - Cool Clip Art

Transportation Historical Images

Transportation Images

Transportation Images - CVSA

US Airforce Museum - Airplane pictures

US Ships Photo Archive

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....Additional Digital Images Collections

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