5. Transportation Inspector
The type of transportation field determines the training a transportation inspector must have, but most begin their career as maintenance workers and through experience, training, and certification earn a promotion to inspector. The transportation inspector must have a thorough knowledge of the equipment they inspect and be very strict regarding safety requirements and regulations.
Salary varies on the means of transportation they inspect as some require much more specialized training or an engineering degree.
How to Prepare:
High school classes in shop, auto mechanics, and technology are helpful preparation for this transportation career.
These transportation careers, and many others, keep travelers, crew, and co-workers safe and allow them to take advantage of the many modes of transportation all over the world.