Spanning Canada and the United States, North America is home to a plethora of major industry players, including Exxon Mobil Corp, the world's second-largest publicly traded company after Royal Dutch Shell. The region's oil and natural gas industry is focused on developing oil sands, deepwater gulf prospects and increasingly profitable shale deposits stretching across the continent. One of the premier sweet spots for deepwater exploration, the Gulf of Mexico is the largest body of water indenting the U.S. continental coastline, and its subsea developments continue to spark both national and international interest.
A Heavy Machinery Operator is someone that operates or drives heavy equipment used in Engineering and Construction projects. The type of equipment classed as heavy can include cranes, hoists, bulldozers, front-end loaders, pumps, and compressors. To operate these types of machinery, the operator must receive proper training including extensive health and safety training.