Direct Jobs (Directly related to creating the A.N.T.S. Platform and Operation of the three components):
A.N.T.S. Platform: Surveyors, System Designers, Planners, Project Managers, OEM’s to manufacture equipment for the platforms construction, and maintenance; and the same for its components; Energy, Communications, and High Speed Ground Transportation systems.
Government: All levels of government necessary to assist businesses with the route planning, port design and construction (similar to airports), traffic control for the HST operators on the grid, and regulators, inspectors, accounting, and security for all components.
Materials: All manner of raw materials used in construction and installation of the A.N.T.S. platform and related components; Metals (Iron, Copper, Aluminum, Composites, Insulators, Chrome, Rubber, and on and on); Concrete and other materials used in building surface areas, overpasses, and bridges.
Component Operators: Energy (Cable Installation, Sub Station operators), Communications (Installers, and Network Monitors), High Speed Ground Transportation Operators/Engineers (Some migration potentially from AMTRAK), On Board Support, and controllers similar to the FAA.
Construction Crews: Similar to Highway Construction; including skilled and unskilled laborers. Welders, Electricians, Machine operators.
Office Workers: Info. Technology, accountants, sales forces and other support teams.
Think about it?
Indirect Jobs: In addition to the millions of jobs the A.N.T.S. project will create, more will be needed in the economy as a result of the 'ripple effect', employed people now having income to pay bills, buy new homes, travel, save and invest.
Training: High school, college, technical & trade school students will have jobs to go to upon graduation.
Veterans: Jobs for veterans, especially those wounded warriors, when returning to the work force!