Circular Saw Operator

Operate circular saws to cut concrete or asphalt along marked lines.
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Quick Stats


Outlook
Very Good

Salary Range
$19,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Circular Saw Operators do?

Operates circular saw to cut concrete or asphalt along marked line to facilitate installation and repair of utility systems and equipment: Installs specified diamond edged circular blade, using handtools. Positions and lowers guide arm of saw over marked cutting line. Connects water hose to supply coolant between cutting blade and surface. Starts motor and pushes lever to lower blade into concrete surface until specified depth has been attained. Pulls lever to activate self-propelled saw along marked line. Guides saw along line, using handle bars attached to saw. Changes worn cutting blades and makes minor repairs, using handtools.


Should I be a Circular Saw Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Cement-Gun Operator, Concrete-Gun Operator, Concrete Vibrator Operator, Core-Drill Operator

    How to become a Circular Saw Operator

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