The average rate for an Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator is C$26.41 per hour.

C$40,932 - C$119,195
C$41K
C$70K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$69,607
10%
50%
90%
C$19.66 - C$37.60
C$20
C$26
C$38
MEDIAN: C$26.34
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$119K
Salary C$40,932 - C$119,195
Bonus C$54.30 - C$10,304
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$41,268 - C$94,586
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data C$0C$61
Hourly Rate C$19.66 - C$37.60
Hourly Tips C$6.82
Overtime C$30.37 - C$61.07
Annual Data C$0C$94K
Bonus C$54.30 - C$10,304
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$41,268 - C$94,586
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 375

Job Description for Heavy Equipment Operator

A heavy equipment operator is a construction worker who is specifically tasked with the safe and efficient operations of heavy machinery, such as loaders, dump trucks, backhoes, and graders. The heavy equipment operator ensures that the machinery he or she is about to use is in good working order, and then follows all relevant procedures and protocols while using it. The operator may be asked to provide input into the way some equipment is used on a site, and is required to report any noticed anomalies in operation to a construction manager or equipment repair foreperson. The operator also typically assists with any loading or unloading of the equipment from flatbed trucks or trains.

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Heavy Equipment Operator Tasks

  • Operate heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • Store heavy equipment safely and securely.
  • Maintain a clean and presentable workplace.
  • Clean heavy equipment as scheduled.
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.

Heavy Equipment Operator Job Listings

Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Operator

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 31%