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Average Salary for Power Shovel Operator in United States

The average salary of a(n) Power Shovel Operator in United States is $45,632.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Power Shovel Operator in United States is $21.94.

The average bonus of a(n) Power Shovel Operator in United States is $821.00.

Job Description:

Operates power-driven machine, equipped with movable shovel, to excavate or move coal, dirt, rock, sand, and other materials. Receives written or verbal instructions from supervisor regarding material to move or excavate. Pushes levers and depresses pedals to move machine, to lower and push shovel into stockpiled material, to lower and dig shovel into surface of ground, and to lift, swing, and dump contents of shovel into truck, car, or onto conveyor, hopper, or stockpile. Observes markings on ground, hand signals, or grade stakes to remove material, when operating machine at excavation site. May tend mining machinery, such as pulverizer. May operate power shovel equipped with duck-bill scoop. May operate power shovel that digs by pulling dipper toward machine. May operate power shovel on which excavating bucket runs outward along horizontal boom to dig into materials. May operate power shovel designed to be converted to crane, skimmer scoop, backhoe, or dragline. Less

Operates power-driven machine, equipped with movable shovel, to excavate or move coal, dirt, rock, sand, and other materials. Receives written or verbal instructions from supervisor regarding material to move or excavate. Pushes levers and depresses pedals to move machine, to... More

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