Beckey Heavy Equipment Technician Apprentice
The day Beckey turned 39 in 2019, she became an unabashed mechanic apprentice working on “yellow iron.” Translation: she started working as a heavy equipment technician for Finning Canada, which manufactures yellow-coloured Caterpillar heavy equipment. Examples include giant D11 dozers, the world’s largest haul trucks and ginormous excavators that are used in and around Fort McMurray, the heart of Canada’s oil sands mining operations.
I used to be in procurement and I’d reached the top of what I could do. Now, I’m learning something new every day.
Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic
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