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Excavating and Loading Machine Operators

On the Job


Excavating and Loading Machine Operators run machines with scoops, shovels, or buckets, to remove and load material.

Physical Demands   

This career requires good eyesight and good hearing.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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