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Heavy Equipment Operator

Heavy equipment operators operate the heavy equipment that is used to construct and maintain structures such as roads, bridges, tunnels and buildings. This includes moving and excavating earth, materials and other cargo, and laying concrete or pavement.


  • Operate heavy equipment such as backhoes, bulldozers, loaders and graders to excavate, move, load and grade earth, rock, gravel or other materials during construction and related activities

  • Operate bulldozers or other heavy equipment to clear brush and stumps prior to logging activities and to build roads at logging and surface mining sites

  • Operate heavy equipment with pile driver head to drive piling into earth to provide support for buildings, bridges or other structures

  • Operate heavy dredging equipment to deepen waterways or reclaim earth fill

  • Operate heavy paving and surfacing equipment to lay, spread or compact concrete, asphalt and other surface materials during highway and road construction

  • Operate power shovels to excavate rock, ore or other materials from open-pit mines, strip mines, quarries or construction pits

  • Operate heavy equipment to move, load and unload cargo

  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment and clean, lubricate and refill equipment.


  • Completion of secondary school.

  • Completion of an apprenticeship program or equivalent experience in the trade.

  • Some experience may be required.


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