Operate or tend machinery at surface mining site, equipped with scoops, shovels, or buckets to excavate and load loose materials.
Backhoe Operator, Dragline Oiler, Dragline Operator, Earth Moving Equipment Operator, End Loader Operator, Equipment Operator, Excavator Operator, Heavy Equipment Operator, Loader Operator, Pit Operator, Track Hoe Operator, Yard Loader Operator
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