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Junior Excavator Operator

Aliases: Helper Excavator Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Infrastructure Equipment


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Junior Excavator Operator is expected to perform include: 
  • Assisting in carrying out pre-checks of an excavator
  • Assisting in operating an excavator
  • Assisting in regular maintenance of an excavator
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job profile
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs is not available
  • Work from home option is not available 
Working hours
  • Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company 
  • Overtime maybe required 
  • Shift system is not available 
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

No 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum – Preferably Class VIII 
  • Certified training for Junior Excavator Operator (programme aligned to IES/Q0104 job released by Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of different types of excavators and their use and function
  • Different types of hydraulic mechanisms
  • Basic knowledge of principles of friction
  • Skilled in usage of various attachments
  • Knowledge of correct maintenance procedures for excavator
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Not applicable 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 1

Government and private schools across India 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Site Supervisor

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Excavator Operator

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Junior Excavator Operator

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For freshers - ₹ 12,000 to ₹ 27,500 per month 
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Not applicable 

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4

Infrastructure companies across sectors

KEYWORDS 1
  • Junior Excavator Operator 
  • Helper Excavator Operator
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 8342.0602 Junior Excavator Operator
ISCO 2008 8342 Earth Moving and Related Plant Operators 
NIC 2008 43123 Clearing of building sites, earth moving: excavation, landfill, levelling and grading of construction sites, trench digging, rock removal, blasting, etc.
QP Reference IES/Q0104 Junior Excavator Operator
NSQF Level 3 -
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