Operate dredge to remove sand, gravel, or other materials in order to excavate and maintain navigable channels in waterways.
* Concern for Others
* Stress Tolerance
* Self Control
* Attention to Detail
* Move levers to position dredges for excavation, to engage hydraulic pumps, to raise and lower suction booms, and to control rotation of cutterheads.
* Start power winches that draw in or let out cables to change positions of dredges, or pull in and let out cables manually.
* Start and stop engines to operate equipment.
Transportation and Material Moving
Sample Job Titles
Crane Operator, Dredge Boat Engineer, Dredge Captain, Dredge Deckhand, Dredge Engineer, Dredge Hand, Dredge Lever Operator, Dredge Mate, Dredge Operator, Dredge Worker, Dredgemaster, Dredger, Dredging Captain, Leverman, Operating Engineer.