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Pile-Driver Operators

Operate pile drivers that are mounted on skids, barges, or other structures to drive pilings for retaining walls, bulkheads, or foundations.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$34.96 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  14.6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Operate heavy-duty construction or installation equipment.
  • Inspect equipment or tools to be used in construction or excavation.
  • Maintain construction tools or equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Crane Operator
Diesel Pile Hammer Operator
Heavy Equipment Operator

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