Dredge Operator Supervisor

Operate dredges and supervise other dredge workers.
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Salary Range
$36,000 – $94,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Dredge Operator Supervisors do?

Operates dredge used to mine metal-bearing sands or gravels from bottom of lakes and streams, and supervises other dredge workers: Operates winch to position dredge. Moves controls to lower endless bucket-conveyor to bottom of lake or stream. Starts conveyor operation to scoop up ore-bearing sand or gravel from bottom and deposit it upon dredge. Directs disassembly, loading, unloading, and reassembly of dredge and related equipment. Supervises and coordinates activities of other workers engaged in primary preparation of ore by screening and amalgamation.

Should I be a Dredge Operator Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.

  • Also known as: Bailer Operators Supervisor, Oil Operator, Overseaming-Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Dredge Operator Supervisor

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