grader operator


Grader operators work with a heavy piece of mobile equipment that creates a flat surface by slicing off the top soil with a large blade. Graders usually provide a flat finish on the heavy earthmoving work performed by the scraper and bulldozer operators.

Alternative label

  • heavy plant operator, grader

  • construction plant operator, grader

  • grader operative

  • grader worker

  • grader driver

  • plant operator, grader

  • motor-grader driver

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

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