Forestry Equipment Operator Alternative titles: Heavy Equipment Operator - forestry road systems

$26.70/h Average Salary
Job Prospects

What are the main duties?

  • Operate heavy equipment such as shovels, bulldozers and graders.
  • Build forest roads and install culverts in streams.
  • Level ground.
  • Ensure upkeep of forestry roads.

Is it right for you?

  • You enjoy working in the great outdoors and in nature.
  • You have good reflexes and excellent manual dexterity.
  • You are resourceful, autonomous and responsible.
  • You have good physical stamina.


Conduite de machinerie lourde en voirie forestière Program available in French only

Job Placement Rate
80% Job Placement Rate
10% % who pursue further education
Duration of training 630h
4 months
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