Hoist and Winch Operators:

Operate or tend hoists or winches to lift and pull loads using power-operated cable equipment.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $34,970.00
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) 115
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) -7.34 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Resource Allocation
Information Gathering
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

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Adjust construction equipment or machinery
Position material handling equipment
Dismantle/Reassemble rigging

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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.

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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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