Heavy equipment operators use mobile construction equipment, including cranes, bulldozers, and conveyors.
Set grade stakes and perform basic surveying activities; proficient in different pieces of heavy equipment.
*SOURCE: Occupational Employment Statistics Program, US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for Colorado, from May 2020. https://www.bls.gov/oes/
* Low range wage rates based on the 25th percentile wage level. High range wage rates based on the 90th percentile wage level.
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
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