Pile-Driver Operators:

Operate pile drivers mounted on skids, barges, crawler treads, or locomotive cranes to drive pilings for retaining walls, bulkheads, and foundations of structures, such as buildings, bridges, and piers.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 46 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 36
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 13.39 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment

Operate heavy construction equipment
Operate power or hand tools in construction, extraction, or mining environments
Move earth or debris for roads, construction, or related projects
Grade earth for roads or other construction
Drive truck with capacity greater than 3 tons
Drive tractor-trailer truck

Handling and Moving Objects

Position structural components
Position machines, equipment, or structures
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Set-up heavy construction equipment
Attach equipment extensions or accessories
Adjust construction equipment or machinery

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards
Inspect equipment or tools to be used in construction or excavation
Perform construction, extraction, or mining related safety inspection

Performing General Physical Activities

Clean work sites
Review construction specifications

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Front End Loaders
Machine Operation
Materials Moving
Water Treatment
Hoisting Equipment

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