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Derrick Car Operator Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$56,893 (CAD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,013

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Derrick Car Operator is $56,893 a year and $27 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Derrick Car Operator is between $41,730 and $69,512. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Controls dinkey engine powered by electric, gasoline, steam, compressed air, or diesel engine to transport and shunt cars at industrial establishment or mine: controls movement of dinkey that transports coal, rock, timber, slag, or supplies by moving power controls and brake levers.
  • Signals brake holder by hand or whistle to couple cars.
  • Positions cars for loading or unloading according to signals of dumper.
  • Inspects engine at beginning and end of shift.
  • May move levers to open or tilt cars to dump materials.
  • May throw switches and couple cars.
  • May fuel and lubricate engine.
  • May inspect track for defects and assist in repairing track and installing additional rails and ties.
  • May be designated according to kind of power used as dinkey operator, compressed air; according to work area as dinkey operator, mine; or material hauled as dinkey operator, slag; dinkey operator, slate.
  • May operate flatcar equipped with derrick and be designated derrick-car operator.
  • May operate railcar to transport personnel and equipment in area of logging camp and be designated rail-car operator.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$65,955
5 Year Change:
16 %

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