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47-5022.00 - Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

Related occupations for task:

Adjust dig face angles for varying overburden depths and set lengths.

53-7031.00 Dredge Operators
  • Move levers to position dredges for excavation, to engage hydraulic pumps, to raise and lower suction booms, and to control rotation of cutterheads.
  • Start and stop engines to operate equipment.
  • Start power winches that draw in or let out cables to change positions of dredges, or pull in and let out cables manually.
47-5044.00 Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining
  • Drive machines into piles of material blasted from working faces.
  • Stop gathering arms when cars are full.