First-Line Supervisors of Transportation & Material-Moving Machine & Vehicle Operators

Code: 53-1031.00

Description : Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers.

JobTitles : Dock Supervisor, Driver Manager, Fleet Manager, On Car Supervisor, Operations Supervisor, Street Supervisor, Supervisor, Trainmaster, Transportation Supervisor, Warehouse Supervisor

Tasks:
  • Enforce safety rules and regulations.
  • Plan work assignments and equipment allocations to meet transportation, operations or production goals.
  • Direct workers in transportation or related services, such as pumping, moving, storing, or loading or unloading of materials or people.
  • Review orders, production schedules, blueprints, or shipping or receiving notices to determine work sequences and material shipping dates, types, volumes, or destinations.
  • Inspect or test materials, stock, vehicles, equipment, or facilities to ensure that they are safe, free of defects, and consistent with specifications.
  • Confer with customers, supervisors, contractors, or other personnel to exchange information or to resolve problems.
  • Monitor field work to ensure proper performance and use of materials.
  • Dispatch personnel and vehicles in response to telephone or radio reports of emergencies.
  • Drive vehicles or operate machines or equipment to complete work assignments or to assist workers.
  • Plan and establish transportation routes.