Types of Jobs

Transportation, distribution, and logistics workers move people and products by road, air, rail, and water. You might work as a driver, pilot, engineer, or captain.

You might repair or maintain the vehicles, trains, planes, and ships that move people and products. You might work behind the scenes to make sure the products and people get to the right place on time.

Jobs include Air Traffic Controller, Pilot, Auto Mechanic, Ambulance Driver/Attendant, 911 Dispatcher, Flight Attendant, Tractor Trailer Driver, Motorcycle Mechanic, Boat Operator, Railroad Conductor or Mechanic, Recycling Coordinator, Car Detailer.


  • Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance
  • Health, Safety and Environmental Management
  • Logistics Planning and Management Services
  • Sales and Service
  • Transportation Operations
  • Transportation Systems/Infrastructure Planning, Management and Regulation
  • Warehousing and Distribution Center Operations

Local Job Shadow Options

  • PennDot
  • St. Marys Auto Body
  • ATA
  • DuBois or Bradford Airport
  • UPS
  • FedEx
  • DeLullo Trucking

Elk/Cameron County Locals

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Assessing what you like and things you do can lead you to a career field.

Does this sound like you?
  • ​Rebuilding or repairing bicycles, bikes or ATVS
  • Enjoy flying to your vacation spots
  • Spend your summer boating
  • Interested in machinery (repairs, inventing, etc.)
  • Interested in how goods/products get from one place to the next
Are these your favorite subjects?
  • Math
  • Science
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Logistics
How do you spend your spare time?

Consider these local opportunities to expand your skills in this field.

  • Skills USA or Civil Air Patrol
  • Read trade publications to stay current on economic and political issues affecting transportation
  • Plan the details of a family vacation.
  • Get a part time job delivering pizza or groceries
  • Start your own car detailing business
  • Intern at a local garage or motorcycle shop to learn the basics of auto or small engine repair
Challenges, Camps, Workshops & More!

Local Post-Secondary Education / Trainings

  • CDL Class A
  • CDL Class A Tanker and Hazmat
  • CDL Class A Oil and Gas Safety
  • Automotive Mechanic Technology
  • Collision Repair Technology
  • Diesel Equipment Maint/Repair
  • CDL Class A
  • CDL Class B
  • Automotive Collision Repair
  • Automotive Technology
  • ​CDL Class A
  • Diesel Mechanic / Heavy Equip