The average hourly pay for an Excavator Operator in Atlanta, Georgia is $17.38.
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Job Description for Excavator Operator
An excavator operator operates heavy machinery to move materials and clear ground, digging holes and trenches to prepare sites for construction. They may also be required to occasionally perform maintenance on the machines. A typical day for an excavator operator is often spent on a construction site in conditions that can be unpredictable and/or extreme; for example, there may be heat, cold, dust, and noise. However, most machines have air-conditioned, soundproof cabs that may make work more c…Read more
Excavator Operator Tasks
- Operate excavator safely to accomplish specified goals.
- Maintain awareness of site and workers and communicate actions.
- Maintain, confirm condition of excavator and operate within regulations and safety limits.
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Employees with Excavator Operator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 97.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (32.3% more) and Dallas, Texas (23.7% more).
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