Dragline Operator Resume Samples

A Dragline Operator is a heavy equipment operator specialized in handling large dragline excavators used in mining, construction, and civil engineering projects. While the duties vary based on the type and scope of the work setting, the following duties seen on the Dragline Operator Resume are universally common and are – operating and maneuvering the dragline to excavate materials such as earth, rock, and minerals; understanding and following safety protocols, conducting routine equipment maintenance, coordinating with other construction or mining professionals to ensure efficient and safe operations.

The skills needed to succeed in this role are – proficiency in operating controls, attention to detail, the ability to work in challenging conditions, equipment maintenance skills, spatial awareness, the ability to interpret project plans, and staying adept in operating and maintaining dragline excavators in diverse construction or mining settings. Education requirements vary, with many gaining expertise through on-the-job training or apprenticeships. While some pursue certifications in heavy equipment operation.

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Dragline Operator Resume

Objective : As a Dragline Operator, responsible for safely operating Manitowoc 4600 stockpiling shot limestone. Monitoring machine conditions and noting necessary maintenance requirements.

Skills : Maintain work equipment, Inspect equipment.

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Description :

  1. Lubricated machine points as required throughout the shift.
  2. Ensured that the dragline was properly inspected before shift operation and all conditions were noted.
  3. Maintained thorough communications with the mine manager to inform of machine status or conditional changes.
  4. Maintained high standards of housekeeping on dragline systems and in the working area of the quarry reporting.
  5. Recorded equipment status on Pre-Shift / Workplace exam forms.
  6. Attended scheduled safety meetings and enforced all applicable safety policies.
  7. Maintained a safe and clean work environment to promote safety among co-workers.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Dragline Operator Resume

Objective : As a Dragline Operator, responsible for participating in the behavior-based safety program and backing up any qualified position as assigned by the supervisor.

Skills : Digging, Assemble temporary equipment or structures.

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Description :

  1. Performed and assisted with maintenance tasks as required.
  2. Understood and worked within Safe Quality Food certification requirements.
  3. Used logic and methods to help solve machine operating problems.
  4. Worked on shift, overtime, on-call, or work seven days a week, as required by stockpile maintenance.
  5. Performed multiple tasks with a strong sense of urgency to meet the customer needs.
  6. Worked well within a team environment and took instructions from management and co-workers.
  7. Able to work independently and possess basic reading and math skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Fresher
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Dragline Operator Resume

Objective : As a Dragline Operator, accessing all areas within a site which could include heights of 120 feet, confined spaces, climbing ladders or stairs, and accessing tunnels.

Skills : Clean facilities, Direct material handling.

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Description :

  1. Worked at times in covered environments but mainly in a mining environment.
  2. Exposed to extreme heat and cold, noise, vibration, oils, and atmospheric conditions such as dust, fumes, and mineral particles.
  3. Able to consistently lift over 50 pounds as needed.
  4. Prioritized safety throughout the operation for yourself and others under MSHA and Vulcan standards.
  5. Operated the dragline excavator to transport raw materials and/or finished products within the facility. 
  6. Operated other heavy equipment if needed, such as a loader, dozer, or haul truck.
  7. Performed minor repairs on equipment to improve performance and operation, including replacing or repairing defective parts using hand tools, power tools, cutting torches, and welding equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Dragline Operator Resume

Headline : As a Dragline Operator, responsible for inspecting the wear, alignment, and function of the crane for any defective parts or equipment, such as rope and teeth condition. Anticipating walking pad replacements. Performing thorough pre-trip and post-trip inspections.

Skills : Measure product, material dimensions.

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Description :

  1. Monitored the plant and reported any necessary maintenance or adjustments that may be required to ensure compliance with safety and materials being produced.
  2. Expert in being assigned to the quarry superintendent and responsible for the operation of our Electric Dragline in the Production Department. 
  3. Trained to become knowledgeable with dragline structural, mechanical, and electrical components and operating systems. Problem and hazard recognition skills must be applied to all systems.
  4. Maintained equipment by cleaning, lubricating and repairing any damaged components before each workday begins.
  5. Communicated with the foreman regularly to stay informed about any change in plan or procedure.
  6. Transported materials to the appropriate location on the work site, and made sure that all relocation were done in a way that complies with safety standards.
  7. Surveyed the grounds at the start and finish of each day and note any change in ground conditions that could affect the dig.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Dragline Operator Resume

Summary : As a Dragline Operator, responsible for performing safety inspections and actively participating in the Safety related programs.

Skills : Provide proof of your operating experience, Shovel materials.

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Description :

  1. Maintained equipment cleanly and safely and reported all safety and operational concerns.
  2. Performed all tasks as directed by the supervisor or lead person. Alternate duties may include shoveling, washing, housekeeping, or maintenance activities when directed.
  3. Operated 480 or 6400 draglines powered by diesel / hydraulic and electrical in and around the excavating area as safety permits.
  4. Expert in the operation of dragline controls and dragline set-up process.
  5. Conducted routine equipment checks for proper operation.
  6. Maintained mechanical condition of the dragline by inspecting and reporting items needing service or repair to the Supervisor and/or maintenance personnel.
  7. Established paths and routes for moving dragline and other equipment that will ensure safety for both the workers and the equipment being transported.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Dragline Operator Resume

Summary : As a Dragline Operator, responsible for performing routine maintenance such as lubricating, fuelling, repairing, and cleaning, Making daily workplace inspections and pre-shift equipment inspections.

Skills : Signal others to coordinate vehicle movement, Problem-solving.

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Description :

  1. Operated equipment efficiently and safely to limit downtime and minimize costs.
  2. Complied with all Safety, Health, Environmental, and other Company policies, procedures, and requirements.
  3. Able to operate draglines with excellent hand-eye coordination and depth perception.
  4. Able to work from elevated positions, walk/climb up and down stairs/steps, and climb on and off equipment and ladders.
  5. Performed repetitive hand and wrist motions (push, pull, twist, handle), and rapid reflex movements of the arms and legs.
  6. Able to work in extreme conditions and in and around artificial light.
  7. Ensured a safe workplace is maintained for self and all employees around the dragline, based on company policies and MSHA regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Dragline Operator Resume

Summary : As a Dragline Operator, implementing a preventive maintenance program on the machine to match the availability to the desired utilization. Inspect, troubleshoot, and communicate needs on the 4600.

Skills : Verify information or specifications, Equipment Operation.

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Description :

  1. Expert with contract maintenance, production, and daily maintenance is required.
  2. Responsible for friction draglines digging on a limestone bench is a requirement.
  3. Maintained practices and work experience with troubleshooting and repair of draglines. SWFL experience is a plus.
  4. Assisted maintenance personnel in performing repairs to dragline components.
  5. Cleaned and replaced parts as necessary to prevent unnecessary dragline downtime.
  6. Thoroughly analyzed digging plans to become familiarized with the various stages of a project and the estimated timeline for completion.
  7. Learned operating procedures for multiple pieces of equipment and trained other workers on those practices.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Dragline Operator Resume

Objective : As a Dragline Operator, responsible for documenting and maintaining lubrication and fuel schedules under company policy to ensure maximum efficiency and safety of equipment.

Skills : Safety Protocols, Maintenance.

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Description :

  1. Disposed of fuel oil under environmental and safety regulations
  2. Reported to the assigned job site ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  3. Worked in a team environment and assisted co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  4. Worked on 4600 Manitowoc Draglines equipped with dragline buckets to excavate or move sand, gravel, or other materials.
  5. Inspected dragline at the beginning and end of each shift and as needed.
  6. Operated equipment efficiently to maintain production goals.
  7. Operated power-driven crane equipped with dragline bucket suspended from the boom by cable to excavate or move sand, gravel, clay, mud, coal, or other materials.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Freelancer
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Dragline Operator Resume

Headline : As a Dragline Operator, assisting maintenance personnel in performing general maintenance, repair, and service to Dragline components.

Skills : Spatial Awareness, Communication.

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Description :

  1. Able to learn and perform all required safety checks and follow all safety rules and regulations. Capable of learning the operation of the Electric Dragline (Marion 7820 or Page 732) safely and efficiently to maintain production standards. 
  2. Performed maintenance and inspections of equipment as established by company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). 
  3. Kept equipment clean and safe as established by Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and MSHA regulations.
  4. Performed minor repairs and maintenance as required, aiding in the maintenance process as required.
  5. Performed safety inspections of equipment and area, actively participating in safety-related programs. 
  6. Trained to become knowledgeable with dragline structural, mechanical, and electrical components and operating systems. Problem and hazard recognition skills must be applied to all systems. 
  7. Performed safety inspections and actively participated in the safety related programs. 
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Dragline Operator Resume

Objective : As a Dragline Operator, responsible for maintaining equipment cleanly and safely and reporting all safety and operational concerns. Performing all tasks as directed by the supervisor or lead person.

Skills : Problem-solving, Attention to Detail.

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Description :

  1. Trained to operate other equipment and to perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Leadman. 
  2. Ensured Health and Safety standards were met by complying with legislation, and company policies and promoting a safe work environment.
  3. Able to operate Dragline, accurately, efficiently, and safely.
  4. Cleaned up around equipment and surrounding area.
  5. Lubricated and performed general maintenance on the equipment.
  6. Displayed a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the public at all times.
  7. Reported to the assigned job site ready to begin work at the designated start time.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Fresher
Education
Education
High School Diploma