Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator

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Operate specific types of cranes to lift, move, position or place machinery, equipment and other large objects at construction or industrial sites, ports, railway yards, offshore drilling rigs, and other locations.

Outlook

Good

Wage

Low: $19.60
Median: $24.57
High: $38.15

Training

  • Apprenticeship: Combination of in-school and on the job training. 
  • Interprovincial Red Seal Certificate of Qualification issued for Tower Crane Operators and Mobile Crane Operators. 
  • Provincial Certificate of Qualification is issued for Boom Truck Hoist Operator.
  • Certification is compulsory to legally work in this trade in Manitoba. 

Places of Employment

Construction contractors, railways, industrial cargo handling companies. 

Regulated

Yes

Regulated Occupation Name

Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator (3 Branches):

Boom Truck Hoist Operator

Tower Crane Operator

Mobile Crane Operator

Regulated Authority

Hours

Seasonal, shift work