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7534 – Air transport ramp attendants

Air transport ramp attendants operate ramp-servicing vehicles and equipment, handle cargo and baggage and perform other ground support duties at airports. They are employed by airline and air services companies and the federal government.


Index of titles

Example titles

Aircraft cleaner

Aircraft groomer

Aircraft refueler

Aircraft towing equipment operator

Airport ramp attendant

Baggage loader – air transport

Cargo attendant – air transport

Cargo handler – air transport

Cargo loader – air transport

Freight attendant – air transport

Ramp agent – air transport

Ramp attendant – air transport

Ramp lead hand – air transport

Ramp station attendant – air transport

Station attendant – air transport

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

Drive and operate ramp-servicing vehicles and equipment such as towing tractors, food service trucks, de-icer sprayers and lavatory servicing trucks

Position passenger loading stairs and operate aircraft cargo doors

Marshal or tow aircrafts to gate positions for passenger boarding and deplaning and for loading and unloading of cargo

Sort and load cargo and passenger baggage according to instructions forwarded by load planner to achieve proper balance

Unload, sort and route cargo and baggage

Transport freight between aircraft and airport warehouse

Clean and prepare aircraft interior for passengers and wash aircraft exterior.

Employment requirements

Completion of secondary school is usually required.

Experience operating baggage transporting equipment or warehouse experience may be required.

A driver’s licence and a good driving record are usually required.

Additional information

There is mobility among jobs in this unit group.


Airline load planners (in 6523 Airline ticket and service agents)

Material handlers (7452)