Bulldozer Operator

Bulldozer Operators operate bulldozers using blades and other attachments to gouge out, level and move materials in construction, forestry, mining and other projects.

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    Overview

    Bulldozer Operators operate bulldozers using blades and other attachments to gouge out, level and move materials in construction, forestry, mining and other projects.

    Day-to-day

    • prepares and positions bulldozers for operation
    • selects, fits and removes attachments such as loading scoops, shovel blades and rippers
    • operates controls to excavate, break, gouge out, move, load and spread materials including earth, rock, rubble and soil
    • monitors operation of the bulldozer and adjusts controls to regulate pressure, speed and flow of operation while ensuring safety of other workers
    • raises, lowers and manipulates attachments using manual and hydraulic controls
    • works from drawings, markers and verbal instructions
    • services, lubricates, cleans, refuels and performs minor adjustments or repairs to the bulldozer.

    Considerations

    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Bulldozer Operator

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