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Earth Boring Machine Operator

Operate earth-boring machines to dig holes for poles or posts.

What does an Earth Boring Machine Operator do?

Operates earth-boring machine, mounted on truck or tractor, to dig holes for poles or posts: Sets auger of specified size into drill spindle, using bolts or pins. Starts drilling engine and moves levers to regulate rate of speed and depth of penetration of auger. May drive truck or tractor to work site. May operate hoist to lift power line poles into position in drilled holes.