Control suction booms


Control the suction booms, which contains the suction hose that the dredged materials are evacuated through. Raise and lower the suction booms to start and end the operation, or to avoid obstacles.

Alternative labels

control of suction booms
operate suction booms
operating suction booms
dredging using suction booms
controlling suction booms
control suction boom hoses
suction boom operation
suction boom control
dredge using suction booms

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Control suction booms is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Control suction booms is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Dredge operator: Dredge operators work with industrial equipment to remove underwater material in order to make the area accessible to ships, to establish ports, to lay cables or for other purposes, and move the material to the desired location.
Dredging supervisor: Dredging supervisors monitor dredging operations. They make sure the operation proceeds per regulations and take quick decisions to resolve problems.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022