Rig drivers operate construction equipment to drive columns of wood, steel or concrete into the ground to support buildings and other structures.
Salaries will depend on location, employer and any overtime you do.
Rig drivers are often trained first in a skill such as driven piling or bored piling. Then, with experience, given further training in a variety of piling types. Training is often carried out on the job under the supervision of experienced colleagues.
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