Cage Operator Career

*A job as a Cage Operator falls under the broader career category of Hoist and Winch Operators. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.

Job Description for Hoist and Winch Operators : Operate or tend hoists or winches to lift and pull loads using power-operated cable equipment.

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Hoist and Winch Operator Career

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2014 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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