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Working As A Transportation Assistant

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Getting Information
  • Scheduling Work and Activities
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Make Decisions

  • Repetitive

  • Stressful

  • $57,560

    Average Salary

What Does A Transportation Assistant Do At Defense Logistics Agency

* As a Transportation Assistant, you will be responsible for the following duties:
* Manages the economical and efficient flow of outbound shipments consigned to DLA Distribution Gulfport.
* Ensures that deliveries of items are in accordance with contractual requirements and delivery schedules.
* Prepares or completes various automated and/or non-automated bills of lading formats and Transportation Control Movement Documents to support the shipment of stock to consignees via truck, air, or water.
* Prepares necessary documents such as Commercial Bill of Lading and Air Manifests for organization.
* Performs research and data entry to correct system errors.
* Initiates tracer action on astray shipments and forwards to the appropriate organizations request for re-consignments or diversions when outbound manifesting errors occur.
* Physical Effort**: Work may require some physical effort such as standing, walking, bending or sitting.
* May lift and carry items that weigh up to 50 pounds

What Does A Transportation Assistant Do At Technica LLC

* Performs freight shipment and transportation support functions.
* Initiates freight release, creating vehicle load orders for a variety of modes, recommending changes in routing and or mode of transportation for more economical rates to meet required delivery dates.
* Considers the urgency of shipments, and availability and speed of carriers prior to making routing/release decisions.
* Reviews automated documentation for all types of shipments taking appropriate action to correct any invalid, void, or missing information.
* Prepares transportation related documents and logistics movement requests (LMR) for shipments of material within the theater of operations.
* Orders necessary equipment based on type of material.
* Maintains equipment control to assure that the equipment arrives, is loaded, and dispatched within the specified time frames.
* Maintains personal and telephone liaison with the appropriate representatives on problems concerning Transportation Movement Requests (TMR), late shipments, shortages, overages, services to be provided, documentation, and the availability of equipment.
* Prepares and furnishes information on shipments for daily reports

What Does A Transportation Assistant Do At NYU Medical Center

* Operate assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner
* Drive Participants to and from their homes or destinations
* Maintain accurate up to date records on all forms associated with transportation
* Assist passengers including handicapped in and out of the vehicle
* Operate ramps and lift devices as needed
* Read and interprets maps and driving direction to plan the most efficient route
* Perform minor maintenance tasks on assigned vehicles
* Coordinate the schedule for major or periodic vehicle maintenance with management
* Respond immediately to accident or medical emergencies by notifying emergency response providers and management staff
* Pick up and deliver envelopes canisters etc. as needed

What Does A Transportation Assistant Do At U.S. Army Sustainment Command

* Reconcile transportation Centrally Billed Accounts (CBA).
* Analyze travel orders, itineraries, and support documentation for accuracy, authorizations, entitlements and completeness.
* Ensure invoices are reconciled and certified properly to ensure compliance and prompt payment of services provided.
* Create, amend, and/or adjust travel documents in the Defense Travel System in accordance with invoiced charges.
* Arrange group travel requests for bus and air travel.
* Review vendor bids and analyze costs based on requirements.
* Coordinate with commercial travel office and arrange ground transportation to facilitate movement.
* Travel Required
* Not required
* Supervisory status
* No
* Who May Apply
* This job is open to…
* Status Candidates and VEOA Eligibles
* Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
* Job family (Series)
* Transportation Clerk And Assistant
* Similar jobs
* Assistants, Office
* Office Assistants
* Requirements
* Help
* Requirements
* Conditions of Employment
* Position will require occasional evening, weekend, and/or holiday hours.
* Position will require occasional mandatory overtime as mission dictates

What Does A Transportation Assistant Do At Ascension Health

* Transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed to designated sites as requested, including patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips, monitors and other equipment.
* Assists patients with entering and exiting vehicles, including transfer from or to wheelchairs or stretchers.
* Delivers equipment and specimens to requesting staff or department.
* May assist staff with removal of deceased bodies from units and transport to morgue.
* Greets and provides information and direction to patients and visitors

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Transportation Assistant Career Paths

Transportation Assistant
Counselor Assistant Director Office Manager
Business Office Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Human Resources Coordinator
Director Of Human Resources
10 Yearsyrs
Dispatcher Operations Manager
Distribution Center Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Logistics Coordinator Logistics Specialist Logistics Manager
Logistics Director
10 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Operations Manager
Operations Director
9 Yearsyrs
Assistant Specialist Operation Supervisor
Operations Officer
6 Yearsyrs
Dispatcher Police Officer Operations Manager
Operations Project Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Motor Transport Operator Truck Driver Operations Manager
Program Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Knowledge Management Specialist Business Analyst Quality Assurance Lead
Quality Assurance Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Logistics Specialist Security Officer Account Manager
Regional Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Counselor Instructor Operations Manager
Regional Operation Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Logistics Coordinator Logistics Manager
Senior Logistics Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Knowledge Management Specialist Project Manager Program Manager
Senior Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Logistics Specialist Logistics Manager Operations Manager
Senior Operations Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Motor Transport Operator Driver Operation Supervisor
Terminal Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Transportation Coordinator Driver Transportation Manager
Transportation Director
10 Yearsyrs
Transportation Coordinator Dispatcher Operation Supervisor
Transportation Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Assistant Supervisor Production Supervisor
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
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Transportation Assistant Demographics


  • Female

  • Male

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

  • Unknown

  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • Portuguese

  • Japanese

  • French

  • German

  • Carrier

  • Kurdish

  • Chinese

  • Vietnamese

  • Czech

  • Cantonese

  • Serbian

  • Hmong

  • Arabic

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Top Skills for A Transportation Assistant


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Top Transportation Assistant Skills

  1. Procedures
  2. Safety Regulations
  3. Customer Service
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Maintained safe and secure work environment by following standards and procedures.
  • Adhere to safety regulations and guidance to promote a safe work environment for all employees.
  • Provided exceptional customer service for internal and external customers regarding the progress of shipments.
  • Conduct and process personal property shipments for inbound delivery, outbound and non-temporary storage.
  • Follow all state and city road regulations while operating recreational vehicles.

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