Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Heavy Machine Operator is $17.53
What Do Heavy Machine Operators Do?
Heavy machine operators are responsible for operating heavy machinery in a safe and efficient way. They are responsible for ensuring that their machines are cleaned and maintained, and they must report any issues to their supervisors. They also must make sure that they follow all policies and regulations set in place by their employer.
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- Operate heavy construction machines such as bulldozers, compressors, tractors, and graders.
- Perform routine maintenance and ensure any needed repairs are made.
- Follow safety regulations and remove and minimize potential hazards.