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 (2016-2026) 99
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Resource Allocation
Information Gathering
Following Directions
Professionalism
Problem-solving

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Employ stationary rigging aboard ship
Set-up specialized rigging
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Connect cables or electrical lines
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Adjust construction equipment or machinery
Position material handling equipment
Dismantle/Reassemble rigging

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