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Commercial transport inspectors

OaSIS code 43202.03

Commercial transport inspectors ensure compliance with regulations governing load restrictions, the transportation of hazardous materials and public safety.

Overview

Also known as

  • Commercial transport inspector
  • Commercial vehicle enforcement officer

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Inspect commercial vehicles to ensure compliance with regulations governing load restrictions, the transportation of hazardous materials and public safety.

Additional information

No data has been provided for this section.

Similar occupations classified elsewhere

Exclusions:

  • Police officers (except commissioned) (42100)

NOC hierarchy breakdown

NOC version

NOC 2021 Version 1.0

Broad occupational category

4 – Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services

TEER

3 – Occupations usually require a college diploma or apprenticeship training of less than two years; or more than six months of on-the-job training

Major group

43 – Assisting occupations in education and in legal and public protection

Sub-major group

432 – Assisting occupations in legal and public protection

Minor group

4320 – Assisting occupations in legal and public protection

Unit group

43202 – By-law enforcement and other regulatory officers

Occupational profile

43202.03 – Commercial transport inspectors

Work characteristics

Work characteristics gathers the various components describing the work environment of each occupation, such as employers, work activities, and the work context. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of complexity (for Work Activities) or other measurement dimensions (for Work Context), and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Work Activities

Proficiency or complexity level
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance
4 - High Level
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
4 - High Level
Performing General Physical Activities
4 - High Level
Applying New Knowledge
3 - Moderate Level
Controlling Machines and Processes
3 - Moderate Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
2 - Low amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
2 - Between 35 to 40 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
3 - Somewhat close (e.g. share office)

Physical Demands

Sitting
Duration
1 - Very little time
Standing
Duration
4 - More than half the time
Bending or Twisting the Body
Duration
3 - About half the time

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
3 - Once a week or more but not every day
Duration
5 - All the time, or almost all the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
2 - Somewhat important
Frequency
2 - Once a month or more but not every week

Workplaces/employers

  • Municipal and provincial government agencies
  • Municipal governments
  • Provincial governments

Skills and abilities

This section displays the various competencies required for an occupation. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of proficiency (for Skills and Abilities) or importance (for Personal Attributes) and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Abilities

Proficiency or complexity level
Hearing Sensitivity
4 - High Level
Arm-Hand Steadiness
3 - Moderate Level
Auditory Attention
3 - Moderate Level
Body Flexibility
3 - Moderate Level
Control of Settings
3 - Moderate Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Equipment and Tool Selection
3 - Moderate Level
Operation Monitoring of Machinery and Equipment
3 - Moderate Level
Quality Control Testing
3 - Moderate Level
Troubleshooting
3 - Moderate Level
Coordinating
2 - Low Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Adaptability
4 - Highly important
Attention to Detail
4 - Highly important
Independence
4 - Highly important
Stress Tolerance
4 - Highly important
Active Learning
3 - Important