Heavy Equipment Operator

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Operate heavy equipment such as bulldozers and graders. May use equipment to excavate and move rock, earth and gravel during construction or in snow removal. Lay, spread or compact concrete and asphalt during road construction.

Outlook

Fair

Wage

Low: $16.75 
Median: $21.10
High: $31.00

Training

  • On the job training.

Places of Employment

Construction companies, heavy equipment contractors, public works departments.

Regulated

No

Hours

Seasonal, shift work