The average hourly pay for a Heavy Equipment Operator in Ireland is €16.17.
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Job Description for Heavy Equipment Operator
A heavy equipment operator is a construction worker who is specifically tasked with the safe and efficient operations of heavy machinery, such as loaders, dump trucks, backhoes, and graders. The heavy equipment operator ensures that the machinery he or she is about to use is in good working order, and then follows all relevant procedures and protocols while using it. The operator may be asked to provide input into the way some equipment is used on a site, and is required to report any noticed an…Read more
Heavy Equipment Operator Tasks
- Operate heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner.
- Store heavy equipment safely and securely.
- Maintain a clean and presentable workplace.
- Clean heavy equipment as scheduled.
- Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.
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Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Equipment Operator
An early career Heavy Equipment Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €12.29 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Heavy Equipment Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €16.78 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Heavy Equipment Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €16.44 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €16.
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