Heavy equipment operator


Heavy equipment operator
Heavy equipment operator
US Navy 060324-5328N-N-324 Using a mini excavator, a heavy equipment operator with the Pittsburgh, Pa.-based, Dick Corp. carefully covers the remains of a wrecked wooden ship aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola.jpg
A mini excavator uncovers the remains of a wooden ship
Occupation
Activity sectors Construction
Description
A wheeled front loader at work. This wheeled tractor is equipped with a large bucket, which can be raised or lowered by hydraulic arms.

A heavy equipment operator drives and operates heavy equipment used in engineering and construction projects.[1][2]

Operator training

See also

References

  1. ^ U.S. Department of Labor - Occupational Outlook Handbook
  2. ^ V. J. Davies, Ken Tomasin (1996). Construction Safety Handbook. Thomas Telford. ISBN 0-7277-2519-X. http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN072772519X&id=rpzFtFbGoq0C&pg=RA1-PA59&lpg=RA1-PA59&dq=Excavator+driver&ie=ISO-8859-1&output=html&sig=8-nhK2jVcTdmP5l19jBclE6nO34. 

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