Summary Crane Operator near Saanich (BC)
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 "crane operator" was moved from the group Crane operators (NOC 7371) to the group Crane operators (NOC 72500).
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Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Crane operators operate cranes or draglines to lift, move, position or place machinery, equipment and other large objects at construction or industrial sites, ports, railway yards, surface mines and other similar locations. They are employed by construction, industrial, mining, cargo handling and railway companies. Apprentices are also included in this unit group.
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College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
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Median wage in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region
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The job prospects are limited in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region
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advertised in British Columbia
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