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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.
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- 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.
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Outlook & Prospects for Air Transport Ramp Attendants in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 11 - Nov 15, 2013
- The South Surrey Park and Ride¿s $4.5M expansion is now open. The lot now has a total of 840 stalls, which should increase ridership.
- The proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project in Delta would generate an estimated 2,500 direct construction jobs from 2017 until 2020, and another 9,200 direct port jobs once the terminal is fully operational
- Construction of a marine container inspection facility on Tsawwassen First Nation land will generate construction jobs lasting a year, and permanent jobs once it opens in 2015. The start date of construction is not yet known.
- The Vancouver International Airport and its emergency response, customer care and runway maintenance employees have reached a tentative four-year agreement. The unionized workers are represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada.
- Icelandair will begin operating from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in May 2014. Although job numbers aren¿t specified, every airline at YVR inevitably generates some employment. YVR employs 26,000 people in a wide variety of occupations.
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