Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (53-3032)
Gasline phases: Road and bridge phase through operations, Preconstruction and construction
Occupation description: Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.
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Employment and Job Openings
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Labor Force Indicators
|2011 Worker Characteristics
|Total workers||Nonresident workers
||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus
|2011 Potential Supply
|Qualified but working in another occupation||357
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||117
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||888
|2011 ALEXsys Employment Data
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Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: High school diploma or equivalent
||Work experience: 1 to 5 years
||On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training