Elevating Grader Operator

Operate elevating graders to plow and scrape up and deposit dirt in trucks.
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Salary Range
$26,000 – $71,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Elevating Grader Operators do?

Operates self-powered or tractor-drawn elevating grader to plow and scrape up dirt and deposit dirt in trucks, stockpiles, or earth fills: Starts engine to drive machine or signals TRACTOR OPERATOR to guide movement of tractor-drawn machine. Moves levers to raise and lower plowing disk and conveyor.

Should I be an Elevating Grader Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.

  • Also known as: Plow Holder, Plow Shaker

    How to Become an
    Elevating Grader Operator

    Most Elevating Grader Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:95aaaa&chl=no+college+%2852%25%29|certificate+%2848%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,52,52
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