Air Transport Ramp Attendants

(NOC 7437)
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Career Description

Air transport ramp attendants operate ramp-servicing vehicles and equipment, handle cargo and baggage and perform other ground support duties at airports.

Duties May Include


  • 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.

Examples of Titles

Aircraft groomer
Airport ramp attendant
Atation attendant - air transport
Cargo attendant - air transport
Ramp agent - air transport
Ramp attendant - air transport

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Modified on January 26, 2022