Pile Driver Operators
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Also known as:
Diesel Pile Hammer Operator, Hydraulic Pile Hammer Operator, Hydraulic Press-In Operator, Pile Driver Operator, Vibratory Pile Driver
|Critical decision making|| |
|Level of responsibilities|| |
|Job challenge and pressure to meet deadlines|| |
|Dealing and handling conflict|| |
|Competition for this position|| |
|Communication with others|| |
|Work closely with team members, clients etc.|| |
|Comfort of the work setting|| |
|Exposure to extreme environmental conditions|| |
|Exposure to job hazards|| |
|Physical demands|| |
Move levers and turn valves to activate power hammers, or to raise and lower drophammers that drive piles to required depths.
Move hand and foot levers of hoisting equipment to position piling leads, hoist piling into leads, and position hammers over pilings.
Drive pilings to provide support for buildings or other structures, using heavy equipment with a pile driver head.
Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment to ensure proper functioning.
Clean, lubricate, and refill equipment.
|Controlling Machines and Processes||Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).|
|Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment||Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft.|
|Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material||Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.|
|Handling and Moving Objects||Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.|
|Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment||Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.|
|Getting Information||Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.|
|Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events||Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.|
|Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings||Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.|
|Building and Construction||Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.|
|Mechanical||Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.|
|Mathematics||Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.|
|Transportation||Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.|
|Engineering and Technology||Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.|
|Public Safety and Security||Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.|
|Design||Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.|
|Production and Processing||Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.|
|Operation and Control||Controlling operations of equipment or systems.|
|Operation Monitoring||Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.|
|Monitoring||Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.|
|Equipment Maintenance||Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.|
|Troubleshooting||Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.|
|Active Listening||Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.|
|Coordination||Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.|
|Time Management||Managing one's own time and the time of others.|