Heavy Equipment Operator
What Does A Heavy Equipment Operator Do?
Material moving machine operators use machinery to transport various objects. Some operators move construction materials around building sites or excavate earth from a mine. Others move goods around a warehouse or onto container ships.
How Do I Become A Heavy Equipment Operator?
These jobs generally only require a high school diploma, because this work may be learned on-the-job.
What is the Average Salary For A Heavy Equipment Operator?
High – 56,000
Median – 35,000
Low – 25,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become A Heavy Equipment Operator?
- Trade-related courses
What Is The Work Environment For A Heavy Equipment Operator?
Material moving machine operators work indoors and outdoors in a variety of industries and weather conditions. Some of these jobs can also potentially be dangerous.
What Is The Future Outlook For A Heavy Equipment Operator?
The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada