Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

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

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Integrity * Cooperation * Achievement/Effort * Self Control * Initiative * Concern for Others

Representative Tasks * Move levers, depress foot pedals, and turn dials to operate power machinery, such as power shovels, stripping shovels, scraper loaders, or backhoes. * Set up or inspect equipment prior to operation. * Become familiar with digging plans, machine capabilities and limitations, and with efficient and safe digging procedures in a given application.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government,

Job Family Transportation and Material Moving

Sample Job Titles Aerial Tram Operator, Air Shovel Operator, Back Digger Operator, Back Filler Operator, Back Hoe Machine Operator, Back Hoe Operator, Backhoe Operator, Clam Shovel Operator, Coal Equipment Operator, Diesel Scoop Operator, Dragline Oiler, Dragline Operator, Earth Moving Machine Operator, Earth Moving Technician, Electric Scoop Operator, Electric Shovel Operator, Equipment Operator, Excavation Operator, Excavator, Excavator Backhoe Operator, Excavator Operator, Foundation Digger, Gas Shovel Operator, Grave Digger, Harvester Operator, Heavy Equipment Operator, Horseback Excavator, Hydro Excavation Operator, Loader Operator, Mechanical Shovel Operator, Mucking Machine Operator, Operator, Payloader Machine Operator, Payloader Operator, Pit Operator, Pit Shovel Operator, Plunger Scoop Operator, Plunger Shovel Operator, Power Digger Operator, Power Shovel Operator, Scoop Driver, Scoop Operator, Septic Tank Installer, Septic Tank Setter, Shovel Operator, Steam Shovel Operator, Steam Shovelman, Stripper Shovel Operator, Tower Excavator Operator, Track Hoe Operator, Tram Operator, Trench Shovel Operator, Trencher Driver, Trenching Machine Operator.