The average hourly pay for an Equipment Operator in South Africa is R39.35.
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Job Description for Equipment Operator
An equipment operator performs the hands-on aspect of using equipment, applying mechanical skill sets to operate a variety of devices such as a scraper, bulldozer, tractor, motor grader, front-end loader, crane, pile driver, and back hoe. Equipment operators are commonly seen using their equipment for road construction and maintenance. Other common projects that equipment operators work on are building construction, bridge construction, industrial farm work, and other large structures. On top o…Read more
Equipment Operator Tasks
- 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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Equipment Operator
An early career Equipment Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R36.53 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Equipment Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R49.85 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Equipment Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R60.98 based on 9 salaries.
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