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Bulldozer Operator

Aliases: Heavy Equipment Operator, Dozer Operator, Engineering Equipment Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Infrastructure Equipment


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Bulldozer Operator is expected to perform include:

  • Scooping out soil
  • Moving rock and ore to other locations on the site
  • Levelling the soil
  • Performing basic maintenance on the bulldozer
  • Confirming that the safety systems are working properly
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job role
  • Contractual work and part-time jobs maybe available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum – 10th
  • Technical and gallery training as per first schedule, Mining Vocational Training Rules (MVTR) 1966
  • Refresher training if absent from mines for a period of one year or more before re-employment
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle Driving License
  • Certified training for Bulldozer Operator (programme aligned to MIN/Q 0401 released by Skill Council for Mining Sector)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of levers and switches needed to operate the bulldozer
  • Knowledge of instrument panel and various controls
  • Knowledge of basic physics and mechanics involved in using the bulldozer
  • Proficient with signage, mining area signs, traffic rules and other safety and emergency signals
  • Knowledge of correct maintenance procedures
  • Proficient in understanding the appropriate size and weight of materials that can be transported using a bulldozer
  • Knowledge of power transmission systems and steering mechanisms
  • Knowledge of guidelines for working in congested places
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Knowledge of correct maintenance procedures for a dumper

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • Mauli Operator Training Institute
  • Sreekrishna Educational Trust
  • Laxmi Cranes & Trailers Pvt. Ltd.
  • TSS Heavy Driving Training School
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.viswaminstitute.com/heavy_equipments_operator.html

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Supervisor

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Bulldozer Operator

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 2
  • For freshers - ₹ 15,000 to ₹ 18,000 per month
  • For candidates with experience - ₹ 20,000 to ₹ 35,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Preferably relevant work experience

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

Mining companies across India

KEYWORDS 
  • Bulldozer Operator
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Dozer Operator
  • Engineering Equipment Operator
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 8342.0101 Bulldozer Operator
ISCO 2008 8342 Earth Moving and Related Plant Operators
NIC 2008 05109 Other operations relating to mining and agglomeration of hard coal
QP Reference MIN/Q 0401 Bulldozer Operator
NSQF 4 NA
REFERENCES 
1

1 Qualifications Pack – Bulldozer Operator

2

www.payscale.com

3

http://skillcms.in/about

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