Bulldozer and Grader Operators


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Northeast, Career Cluster
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Bulldozer and Grader Operators

Bulldozer and Grader Operators - Skills and Abilities

Operating engineers and construction equipment operators need to:

Communicate

  • Understand spoken information.
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
  • Listen to others and ask questions.

Reason and Problem Solve

  • Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Follow guidelines to arrange objects or actions in a certain order.
  • Combine several pieces of information and draw conclusions.
  • Use reasoning to discover answers to problems.
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  • Concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task.

Manage Oneself, People, Time, and Things

  • Check how well one is learning or doing something.
  • Manage the time of self and others.
  • Go back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information without becoming confused.

Work with Things

  • Operate and control equipment.
  • Maintain equipment on a routine basis. Determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Watch gauges, dials, and output to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Determine the causes of technical problems and find solutions for them.

Perceive and Visualize

  • Quickly and accurately compare letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns.
  • Imagine how something will look if it is moved around or its parts are rearranged.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.