Dredge Operators


Operate dredge to remove sand, gravel, or other materials in order to excavate and maintain navigable channels in waterways.
Also called: Dredge Operator, Dredger

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Business
  • management

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Concern for Others
  • Leadership
  • Cooperation
  • Dependability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Self Control

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software
  • Teledyne Odom Hydrographic ODOM eChart
    Industrial control software
  • HYPACK DREDGEPACK
  • Programmable logic controller PLC software
    Mobile location based services software
  • Global positioning system GPS software

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
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