Summary Maintenance Equipment Operator - Public Works near Halifax (NS)
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "maintenance equipment operator - public works" was moved from the group Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers (NOC 7522) to the group Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers (NOC 74205).
Find key facts and figures about working as a maintenance equipment operator - public works. The following information is applicable to all Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers (NOC 74205).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers operate vehicles and equipment to maintain streets, highways and sewer systems and operate trucks to collect garbage and recyclable materials. This unit group also includes workers who clear vegetation close to power lines. They are employed by municipal, provincial and federal public works departments, private contractors under contract with government public works departments and private companies involved in the collection of refuse and recyclable materials.
High school or specific training
This occupation usually requires a secondary school diploma or several weeks of on-the-job training.
Median wage in the Halifax Region
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