Freight and Cargo Inspectors

By Jared Nunnenkmap

Pathway: Transportation systems/infrastructure planning, management, and regulation

Tasks

1. Inspect the handling of freight and cargo

2. Advise crew on how to stow dangerous and heavy cargo

3. Determine types of safety equipment needed

4. inspect cargo for compliance with health and safety regulations

5. Inspect shipments to make sure the freight is secure and braced properly

How and where they work

1. work in variety of settings

2. work 40 hours a week

3. work in protected areas

Education: At least a high school diploma

Income

Nebraska: $63,790

National: 69,170

Outlook

1% increase in employment