Skills required - Must be 18 yrs and older with a valid state drivers license. No experience neccessary.
Working conditions - Dirty.
Benefits - You get to be adored, respected and idolized by every child born after the year 1997 who will scream and wave at you frantically as they pass by. Even if you aren't operating your digger at the time they pass. (you don't even have to be present to be admired for what you do)
Pay - Who cares how much you make with those kinds of benefits.
This also applies to Garbage truck drivers, street cleaners, Firetrucks, ambulance, oh hell...anything with a siren on it not excluding tow trucks. If it's got wheels. you got benefits.
Stop and go driving...and slow down and slow down and point keep pointing until everyone is looking in the same direction, hurry before we pass it....THAT IS A BIG DIGGER !
This is what our lives have become on the open road.