This program will train you to service and operate the hoist and swing equipment used to move machinery, materials and other large objects. Boom truck operators set up, service and operate
truck-mounted hydraulic booms that are capable of moving heavy loads.
The boom truck operator program offered at NAIT is for apprentices on boom trucks with greater than 5 ton capacity and less than 45 ton capacity.
Boom truck operators are employed by general contractors and subcontractors in the forestry, mining, construction and oil industries, and by crane rental companies.
Experienced boom truck operators may advance to supervisory positions or set up their own crane rental businesses.
Median Journeyman Salary
Industry Average (with experience)
Credential: Journeyman Certificate
International Applicants: Not accepted
Fees & Expenses
Visit the Fees & Expenses section to find the costs for each period, including tuition, books, supplies, NAITSA and materials fees.
All application deadlines, start dates and training schedules are posted on the Tradesecrets website.