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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

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

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

  • Air Transportation Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Warfare Systems Engineer (Navy - 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)
  • Aircrew Readiness Manager (Navy - Enlisted)
  • C-130 Loadmaster (Navy - Enlisted)
  • C-130 Second Loadmaster (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Loadmaster (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Naval Aircrewman Avionics (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Naval Aircrewman Helicopter (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Naval Aircrewman Mechanical (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Parachute Rigger (Coast Guard - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Transportation Agent