Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators (53-7032)
Occupation description: Operate or tend machinery equipped with scoops, shovels, or buckets, to excavate and load loose materials. Excludes Dredge Operators (53-7031).
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Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.
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Labor Force Indicators
|2016 Worker Characteristics
|Total workers||Nonresident workers
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|2016 Potential Supply
|Qualified but working in another occupation||62
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||15
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||101
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Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: High school diploma or equivalent
||Work experience: Less than 5 years
||On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training