Road construction plant operators handle a large variety of road construction equipment used in the construction of new roads and maintenance of existing roads.
Road construction plant operators are responsible for operating vehicles such as bulldozers, front-end loaders, road rollers and heavy lorries. These plant operators need to manoeuvre vehicles safely and efficiently in rough terrain by means of moving levers or foot pedals, operating switches or turning dials.
They are also responsible for inspecting the machinery regularly and making adjustments and minor repairs timeously to avoid expensive repairs at a later stage.
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