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Air Traffic Controllers
Kept aircraft separated on air routes and near major airports, by means of `corridors' called controlled airspace.
Insured that aircraft only operates on pre-arranged routes and altitudes.
Used radar to monitor and control aircraft movements.
Maintained radio contact with pilots to control the movement of aircraft at airports and while flying in controlled airspace.
Provided information and assistance to pilots and emergency services during emergencies.
Able to make quick and accurate decisions based on aircraft position information.
Able to work with modern computer-based equipment.
Self motivated and independent, yet able to work in a team.
Confident, conscientious, dedicated, professional and able to accept high levels of personal responsibility.
Possess good understanding and clear practical application of the English language.
Airline Passenger Official
Issued or checked tickets, checked travel documents, checked in passengers for their flight and allocate seats.
Checked baggage for size and weight.
Directed passengers to immigration and departure gates.
Attended to passengers who are flying standby.
Provided information on flight arrival and departure times.
Directed passengers to luggage areas and reported lost luggage.
Handled passengers requiring special assistance such as VIPS, disabled passengers and younger passengers traveling alone.
Directed passengers to taxi areas and distributed messages to arriving and departing passengers.
Possess excellent communication skills.
Able to work under pressure in peak periods.
Accepted full responsibility for the ship, its cargo and for the actions of officers and crew.
Responsible for the preparation of the vessel and the planning of the voyage, continually checking on the navigating and watch keeping skills of the ship's deck officers.
Supervised the loading and discharging of cargo.
Supervised the planning of cargoes to insure delivery in good condition.
Supervised or carried out first aid and/or medical treatment for the crew.
Acted as representative for the ship's owner in negotiations and/or discussions with unions, port authorities, government departments and ship repair firms.
Supervised or participated in the training of crews and officers and in all safety drills and lectures.
Looked after the safety of passengers.
Insured there is no pollution of the environment.
Participated in the preparation of the annual budget and insured compliance with budgets.
Adjusted the ship's speed to insure no damage is done due to adverse weather.
Remained on the bridge continuously in reduced visibility and frequently during heavy weather.
Conducted pre-flight cabin checks, and received prepared meals, beverages and equipment.
Checked tickets and directed passengers to seats.
Insured that passengers are settled and advised them of safety regulations.
Distributed reading material and served meals and drinks.
Provided first aid treatment and assisted sick passengers.
Maintained safety standards throughout the aircraft.
Anticipated and provided for the comfort of passengers needing special attention, including unaccompanied children, mothers and infants, people with disabilities, the elderly and non English-speaking passengers.
Took action in the event of decompression, turbulence, mechanical malfunction or unlawful acts by passengers.
Carried out emergency procedures in preparation for emergency landings, and handled the emergency evacuation of passengers.
Possess a friendly personality and excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Able to work under pressure and within tight time frames.
Able to adapt easily to an irregular lifestyle.
Patrolled the carriages during the journey to insure that there is no vandalism or bad conduct on the part of any passengers.
Made announcements when approaching stopping stations.
Insured that all passengers board with safety.
Warned passengers that automatic doors are closing and insured that automatic doors are closed, fixed signals are cleared for the passage of the train and that the train departs from the platform on time.
Monitored announcements and indicator boards on platforms to make certain they give correct information.
Protected the line in the rear of the train during an unscheduled stop to prevent an accident.
Drove the train to the nearest station during an emergency when the driver is incapacitated.
Maintained safety standards.
Heavy Vehicle Mechanics
Diagnosed, overhauled, repaired, tuned, maintained and tested diesel and petrol/gas powered vehicles including trucks, buses, bulldozers and other earthmoving equipment, tractors, stationary engines and agricultural machinery.
Detected mechanical and electrical problems by using instruments that check the following: charging and starting circuitry; batteries; ignition and ignition timing; fuel injection systems and speed control; cylinder compression; engine condition; braking efficiency; and wheel balance and alignment.
Repaired and maintained the hydraulic components of diesel and petrol/gas engines that are used to power attachments such as hoists, booms, scrapers, buckets and augers.
Used oxy, electric, welding, hand fitting or machining processes to replace or repair faulty parts.
Repaired agricultural machinery.
Able to work with oils, greases or gasoline.
Loaded and unloaded mail, freight and luggage into and from aircraft.
Used a motorized luggage cart, scissor lift truck or forklift truck to carry out these duties.
Operated and placed mobile stairs to enable passengers to board or leave an aircraft.
Possess alertness, common sense and the ability to work with other people.
Enjoy physical, outdoor work.
Inspected ships to see that they meet crew and passenger safety and seaworthiness regulations, as well as regulations concerning the environment.
Checked life-saving equipment, fire-fighting appliances, hull, machinery and navigation lights to make sure they work properly.
Inspected vessels for stability when laden with passengers, crew and cargo.
Investigated casualties, prepared reports and made appropriate comments and recommendations.
Assessed and approved plans, specification and stability data for new and existing vessels.
Prepared, supervised, conducted, assessed and examined candidates for certificates of competency.
Knowledge of the sea, ships, naval architecture, machineries and wharf facilities.
Able to write accurate reports and work with a variety of people.
Liaised between the captain or master and the crew of the ship.
Kept watch from the bridge in shifts while at sea.
Determined the position of ships by using navigational aids.
Supervised the work done by the crew.
Performed medical and/or first aid treatment for the ship's crew and maintained the medical locker, dispensary and records.
Supervised observation of all safety regulations including restrictions on smoking and the use of machinery or equipment.
Accepted responsibility for the safety of the ship and crew, and of any passengers, at all times.
Observed and recorded in the daily logbook all courses, alterations of course and details relating to weather conditions.
Coordinated cargo operations and maintenance, and updated charts and other nautical publications.
Supervised the loading of cargo and ship's supplies when in port.
Insured that all necessary documentation, much of which is computerized, has been filed.
Maintained life-saving equipment in good order.
Examined standard flight plans or prepared and submitted flight plans.
Examined quantity of passengers and freight to be moved and insured aircraft is properly loaded for safe and efficient flight.
Assessed fuel requirements and checked fuel quantities.
Read maintenance reports and checked aircraft to insure maintenance has been completed.
Carried out checks of flight controls, instruments and power plants.
Flew aircraft in accordance with established operating and safety procedures, for normal, abnormal and emergency situations.
Insured passengers are correctly informed of emergency procedures and maintained care of passengers.
Provided passengers with flight information and weather details.
Flew a variety of aircrafts including fixed-wing and/or helicopters.
Took bookings, loaded aircrafts and generally assisted in the promotion and running of a company.
Able to make accurate judgments quickly and remain calm in an emergency.
Able to use information from various sources and make decisions.
Railway Station Assistant
Assisted station managers.
Updated platform indicators showing times and destinations of trains.
Sold tickets and balanced the takings from sales.
Collected tickets from passengers as they enter or leave the platform, and checked them.
Answered telephones and general inquiries from the public and provided information such as train arrival and departure times.
Opened and closed gates to allow entry and exit from station platforms.
Attended to the arrival, departure, loading and unloading of trains.
Cleaned station facilities such as toilets and waiting rooms.
Helped to shunt single cars and trucks in railway marshaling yards.
Ship's Catering Attendants
Cleaned ship's cabins, lounges and other areas.
Directed passengers to their cabins and carried luggage.
Provided room service to passengers and crew.
Distributed clean linen and made beds.
Assisted in the preparation and serving of meals and drinks.
Attended to passengers' needs such as laundry, dispatching messages or answering queries.
Able to communicate clearly.
Possess a pleasant and friendly personality.
Insured the safe and efficient passage of passenger and freight trains through a defined area of responsibility.
Provided protection for employees working on or around a defined area.
Monitored trains in their area of responsibility, recording the train number and time of every train that goes past the signal box.
Notified the control center in cases of delays or accidents.
Able to pay attention to detail.
Able to concentrate for long periods.
Possess a good sense of judgment and timing.
Helped to formulate transport operating policy.
Devised or approved methods and procedures for operating freight and passenger services, time schedules and routes.
Reviewed passenger and freight rate structures where they are not controlled by government agencies and transport associations.
Possess good managerial and organizational skills.
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