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Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors - 53-1041.00

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
  • Ground Operations Supervisor
  • Line Service Supervisor (LSS)
  • Loadmaster
  • Ramp and Cargo Supervisor
  • 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 to maximize use of space.
  • 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.
  • Train personnel on proper operational procedures.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • 0-5A/EO-5B/RC-7 Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Aerial Delivery Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned 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 Operations Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • 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 Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Warfare Systems Engineer (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Airborne and Air Delivery Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, A10 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, All Other (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, B-1 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, B-52/B-2 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, F-15 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, F-16 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, F-35 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, F/A-22 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, RPA (MQ-1/MQ-9) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, A10 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, All Other (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, B-1 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, B-52/B-2 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, F-15 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, F-16 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, F-35 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, F/A-22 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, RPA (MQ-1/MQ-9) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Armament Systems Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, C-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, C-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, C-146 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, C-17 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, C-5 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, CAA (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, EC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, HC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, HC-130N/P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, MC-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, MC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, MC-130P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, WC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, C-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, C-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, C-146 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, C-17 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, C-5 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, CAA (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, EC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, HC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, HC-130N/P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, MC-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, MC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, MC-130P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, WC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, C-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, C-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, C-146 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, C-17 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, C-5 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, CAA (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, EC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, HC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, HC-130N/P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, MC-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, MC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, MC-130P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, WC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Maintenance (Fixed-Wing) (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Maintenance (Rotary-Wing) (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Readiness Manager (Mechanical) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Readiness Manager (Operator) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Readiness Manager (Tactical Helicopter) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Airdrop Systems Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Aircraft Handling (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Maintenance Technician (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Operations Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Supply Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Survival Technician (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • C-12 Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • C-130 Flight Engineer (Navy - Enlisted)
  • C-130 Loadmaster (Navy - Enlisted)
  • C-130 Second Loadmaster (Navy - Enlisted)
  • C-2 Transport Aircrewman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • C-40A Crew Chief (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Cannon Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cargo Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cavalry Scout (Army - Enlisted)
  • CH-47D Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • CH-47F Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Combat Engineer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Combat Medic Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Distribution Management Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Expeditionary Firefighting and Rescue (EFR) Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Fixed Wing Aviator (Aircraft Nonspecific) (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Fixed-Wing Aircraft Flight Engineer, KC-130 (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Fixed-Wing Aircraft Loadmaster, KC-130 (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, AC-130U (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, AC-130W (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, C-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, C-5 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, CAA (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, DV (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, E-3 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, E-4 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, E-8 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, EC-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, HC-130N/P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, KC-10 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, MC-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Apprentice, MC-130P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, AC-130U (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, AC-130W (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, C-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, C-5 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, CAA (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, DV (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, E-3 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, E-4 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, E-8 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, EC-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, HC-130N/P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, KC-10 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, MC-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Craftsman, MC-130P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, AC-130U (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, AC-130W (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, C-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, C-5 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, CAA (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, DV (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, E-3 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, E-4 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, E-8 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, EC-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, HC-130N/P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, KC-10 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, MC-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Journeyman, MC-130P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Flight Engineer Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Helicopter Crew Chief, CH-53 (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Helicopter Crew Chief, UH-1 (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Helicopter Warfare Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice, KC-10 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice, KC-135 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice, KC-46 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Craftsman, KC-10 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Craftsman, KC-135 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Craftsman, KC-46 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman, KC-10 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman, KC-135 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman, KC-46 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-flight Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Infantryman (Army - Enlisted)
  • Jet Aircraft Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Loadmaster (Navy - Enlisted)
  • MH-47 Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • MH-53 Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) Aircrewman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • MH-60 Pilot (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • MH-60R Multi Mission Helicopter Aircrewman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • MH-60S Multi-Mission Helicopter Aircrewman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Military Police (Army - Enlisted)
  • 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 (Special Assignment) (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)
  • P-3 Flight Engineer (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Parachute Rigger (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Rotary Wing Aviator (Aircraft Nonspecific) (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Second Loadmaster (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Apprentice, AC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Apprentice, AC-130U (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Apprentice, AC-130W (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Apprentice, CAA (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Apprentice, CV-22 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Apprentice, HH-60 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Apprentice, NSAV (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Apprentice, U-28 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Apprentice, UH-1/MH-139 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Craftsman, AC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Craftsman, AC-130U (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Craftsman, AC-130W (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Craftsman, CAA (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Craftsman, CV-22 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Craftsman, HH-60 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Craftsman, NSAV (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Craftsman, U-28 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Craftsman, UH-1/MH-139 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Journeyman, AC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Journeyman, AC-130U (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Journeyman, AC-130W (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Journeyman, CAA (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Journeyman, CV-22 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Journeyman, HH-60 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Journeyman, NSAV (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Journeyman, U-28 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Journeyman, UH-1/MH-139 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Mission Aviator Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Operations Parachute Rigger (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Tiltrotor Crew Chief, MV-22 (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Traffic Management Operations (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Traffic Management Operations Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Traffic Management Operations Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Traffic Management Operations Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Traffic Management Operations Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Traffic Management Operations Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Traffic Management Operations 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)
  • Unit Supply Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • VH-60N Presidential Helicopter Crew Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • VH-92 Presidential Helicopter Crew Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Wheeled Vehicle Repairer (Army - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Transportation Agent