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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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

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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