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Heavy Equipment Operator

Heavy equipment operators use a variety of mobile machines and attachments to excavate, grade and landscape earth or move workers, materials and equipment.

Also Known As

Backhoe Operator, Bulldozer Operator, Cat Operator, Driver , Equipment Operator, Front-end Loader Operator, Grader Operator, Loader Operator, Paver Operator, Power Shovel Operator, Scraper Operator


Educational Requirements

Education-training requirements vary

Wage & Salary

Average Salary: $64,724.00
Average Wage: $30.42

Employment & Advancement

Below-average occupational growth is expected in Alberta for 2016 to 2020. Job openin ...

Certification Requirements

Not regulated

The information contained in this profile is current as of the dates shown. Salary, employment outlook and educational program information may change without notice. It is advised that you confirm this information before making any career decisions.

The information contained in this profile is current as of the dates shown. Salary, employment outlook and educational program information may change without notice. It is advised that you confirm this information before making any career decisions.

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