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Air Transport Operatives

Air transport operatives refuel, load and unload aircraft, direct the movement of aircraft at airports, and positions gangways or staircases to allow passengers to board and disembark aircraft.

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About this Career

£25,907

Average salary

New workers start around £11,506.45. Normal pay is £25,907 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £40,833.18.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • X-rays cargo and luggage.
  • Operates retractable gangway or positions mobile staircases to enable passengers and crew to board and disembark aircraft.
  • Loads aircraft with luggage, in-flight meals, refreshments and other items.
  • Loads and unloads conveyor belts to transport luggage between terminal buildings and aircraft, monitors conveyor belts and clears any blockages.
  • Responds to emergencies or incidents on the airfield and completes runway inspections.
  • Directs the ground movement of aircraft at airports.
  • Refuels aircraft from mobile tankers.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Learning Strategies
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Reading Comprehension
46
Active Listening
43
Critical Thinking
41
Active Learning
38
Monitoring
37
Writing
37
Mathematics
35
Speaking
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Science
11

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