Summary Heavy Equipment Operator Apprentice near Vancouver (BC)
Find key facts and figures about working as a heavy equipment operator apprentice. The following information is applicable to all Heavy equipment operators (except crane) (NOC 7521).
Heavy equipment operators operate heavy equipment used in the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, airports, gas and oil pipelines, tunnels, buildings and other structures; in surface mining and quarrying activities; and in material handling work. They are employed by construction companies, heavy equipment contractors, public works departments and pipeline, logging, cargo-handling and other companies.
High school or specific training
High school diploma or occupation-specific training usually required
Median wage in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
The job prospects are fair in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
advertised near Vancouver (BC)
- Operate heavy equipment
- Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
- Operate computer controlled equipment
- Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
- Secure special attachments to equipment
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