Infrastructure Occupations

Employment in Bakersfield's Infrastructure Occupations

There are a total of 95 infrastructure occupations, each of which is responsible for performing one of four activities (design, construction, operation, or governance) that support different infrastructure systems and facilities.

OCCUPATION INFRASTRUCTURE ACTIVITY NUMBER OF JOBS
Source: The Brookings Institution. Beyond Shovel-Ready: The Extent and Impact of US Infastructure Jobs
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Operate 4240
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Operate 4060
Packers and Packagers, Hand Operate 3030
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers Operate 1530
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Operate 1280
Electricians Construct 1170
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians Operate 760
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers Construct 680
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Construct 630
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers Operate 590
Civil Engineers Design 560
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client Operate 560
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists Operate 550
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators Operate 480
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand Operate 410
Logisticians Design 390
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance Operate 370
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators Operate 370
Power Plant Operators Operate 320
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity Operate 220
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Construct 210
Couriers and Messengers Operate 180
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door Construct 180
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Operate 180
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors Operate 180
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers Operate 170
Architectural and Civil Drafters Design 170
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators Construct 170
Environmental Engineers Design 140
Commercial Pilots Operate 140
Civil Engineering Technicians Design 130
Urban and Regional Planners Design 130
Highway Maintenance Workers Construct 130
Transportation Workers, All Other Operate 120
Environmental Engineering Technicians Operate 110
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Operate 100
Plant and System Operators, All Other Operate 100
Meter Readers, Utilities Operate 90
Avionics Technicians Operate 80
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs Operate 80
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks Operate 70
Transportation Security Screeners Govern 40
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners Operate 40
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay Operate 40
Material Moving Workers, All Other Operate 40
Helpers--Electricians Construct
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers Construct
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers Construct
Gas Plant Operators Operate