Inspect or test materials, stock, vehicles, equipment, or facilities to ensure that they are safe, free of defects, and consistent with specifications. Plan and establish transportation routes. Recommend and implement measures to improve worker motivation, equipment performance, work methods, or customer services. Review orders, production schedules, blueprints, or shipping or receiving notices to determine work sequences and material shipping dates, types, volumes, or destinations. Direct workers in transportation or related services, such as pumping, moving, storing, or loading or unloading of materials or people. Plan work assignments and equipment allocations to meet transportation, operations or production goals. Examine, measure, or weigh cargo or materials to determine specific handling requirements. Confer with customers, supervisors, contractors, or other personnel to exchange information or to resolve problems. Resolve worker problems or collaborate with employees to assist in problem resolution. Prepare, compile, and submit reports on work activities, operations, production, or work-related accidents. Interpret transportation or tariff regulations, shipping orders, safety regulations, or company policies and procedures for workers. Monitor field work to ensure proper performance and use of materials.
Drive vehicles or operate machines or equipment to complete work assignments or to assist workers. Explain and demonstrate work tasks to new workers or assign training tasks to experienced workers. Requisition needed personnel, supplies, equipment, parts, or repair services. Enforce safety rules and regulations. Maintain or verify records of time, materials, expenditures, or crew activities. Perform or schedule repairs or preventive maintenance of vehicles or other equipment.