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"Excavating and Loading Machine Operator"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Operate machinery equipped with scoops, shovels, or buckets to excavate and load loose materials.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Excavating and Loading Machine Operator"

1) Operates power machinery, such as powered-shovel, stripping-shovel, scraper loader (mucking machine), or back-hoe (trench-excavating machine) to excavate and load material.

2) Observes hand signals, grade stakes, and other markings when operating machines.

3) Receives written or oral instructions to move or excavate material.

4) Measures and verifies levels of rock or gravel, base, and other excavated material.

5) Lubricates and repairs machinery and replaces parts, such as gears, bearings, and bucket teeth.

6) Directs ground workers engaged in activities, such as moving stakes or markers.

 

 


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Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  53-7032.01