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Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors - 53-1011.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Supervise and coordinate the activities of ground crew in the loading, unloading, securing, and staging of aircraft cargo or baggage. May determine the quantity and orientation of cargo and compute aircraft center of gravity. May accompany aircraft as member of flight crew and monitor and handle cargo in flight, and assist and brief passengers on safety and emergency procedures. Includes loadmasters.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Cargo Supervisor
  • Equipment Service Lead
  • Ground Operations Supervisor
  • Line Service Supervisor (LSS)
  • Loadmaster
  • Operations Manager
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Ramp and Cargo Supervisor
  • Ramp Lead
  • Ramp Supervisor

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Accompany aircraft as a member of the flight crew to monitor and handle cargo in flight.
  • Calculate load weights for different aircraft compartments, using charts and computers.
  • Determine the quantity and orientation of cargo and compute an aircraft's center of gravity.
  • Direct ground crews in the loading, unloading, securing, or staging of aircraft cargo or baggage.
  • Distribute cargo in such a manner that space use is maximized.
  • Train new employees in areas such as safety procedures or equipment operation.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Calculate weights, volumes or other characteristics of materials.
  • Direct material handling or moving activities.
  • Load shipments, belongings, or materials.
  • Monitor cargo area conditions.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • 0-5A/EO-5B/RC-7 Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • AH-64A Attack Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • AH-64D Attack Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • AH-64E Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Air Transportation (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Warfare Systems Engineer (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Airborne and Air Delivery Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Readiness Manager (Mechanical) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Readiness Manager (Operator) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Readiness Manager (Tactical Helicopter) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Aircraft Handling (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Operations Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Supply Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • C-12 Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • C-130 Loadmaster (Navy - Enlisted)
  • C-130 Second Loadmaster (Navy - Enlisted)
  • CH-47D Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • CH-47F Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Expeditionary Firefighting and Rescue (EFR) Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Fixed Wing Aviator (Aircraft Nonspecific) (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Fixed-Wing Aircraft Crew Chief, KC-130 (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Jet Aircraft Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Loadmaster (Navy - Enlisted)
  • MH-47 Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • MH-60 Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Munitions Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Naval Aircrewman Helicopter (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Naval Aircrewman Mechanical (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Naval Aircrewman Tactical Helicopter (Navy - Enlisted)
  • OH-58A/C Scout Pilot (RC) (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • OH-58D Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • OH-6 Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Parachute Rigger (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Rotary Wing Aviator (Aircraft Nonspecific) (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Special Missions Aviation (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Missions Aviation Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Missions Aviation Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Missions Aviation Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Missions Aviation Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Missions Aviation Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • UH-1 Pilot (RC) (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • UH-60 Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • UH-60M Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • UH-72A Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Transportation Agent