Construction Site Abstract


Transportation, Distribution & Logistics professionals specialize in the planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and products. They usually work with road, air, rail, and water facilities and infrastructure.

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Certificate of Applied Science

One year of study
Construction Equipment

Construction Equipment Operator

  • Average Salary: $57,690
  • Job Growth (10 yr): Average
Auto body repair

Auto Body Repairer

  • Average Salary:  $48,840
  • Job Growth (10 yr):  Average

Associate Degree

Two years of study
Aircraft mechanic

Aircraft Mechanic

  • Average Salary: $62,400
  • Job Growth (10 yr):  Average 

Commercial Pilot 

  • Average Salary:  $100,420
  • Job Growth (10 yr):  Average

Bachelor’s Degree

Four years of study

Heavy Equipment Mechanic (Diesel)

  • Average Salary: $61,520
  • Job Growth (10 yr):  Fast

Make Your Way Into the Transportation Field

Whether you’re just exploring in high school, still undecided as a college student, or an adult who is wondering if this field is right for you, you can take steps today to start an exciting career in Transportation. Find out what you can do no matter where you are.

  • Driver's Ed
  • GIS
  • Electronics
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)/Solidworks
  • Automotive
  • Small Engines
  • Welding
  • Geometry
  • Physics
  • Senior Year Math
  • Automotive Collision and Repair
  • Aviation
  • Aviation Maintenance
  • Highway Construction, Heavy Equipment
  • Diesel Equipment/Technology
  • Truck Driving
  • Job Shadow
  • Attend College-Industry Events (e.g. TekNoExpo at MSU Northern, Manufacturing Day at Gallatin College, Women in Gear at Helena College, Industrial Expo at Missoula College)
  • Billings Career Center Internship in Transportation Logistics
  • Pre-Apprenticeships
  • Summer/Part-Time Job
  • Business Tours
  • Pilot (Commercial, Private, Cargo)
  • Certified Flight Instructor
  • Collision Repair Technician
  • Auto Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Diesel Technician
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Locomotive Engineer
  • Aviation Repair Inspector
  • Dispatcher
  • Forklift Operator
  • Avionics Technician

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