Operators with heavy equipment to hire out can register to be on our contact list of suppliers.
The ministry contacts qualified operators from this list when heavy equipment is required for project work, day labour or emergency works.
Requirements for contractors
Safety certification or endorsement
When working on road infrastructure engineering, maintenance and construction projects for Regional Operations or BC Timber Sales of the Ministry of Forest, equipment operators and services consultants must be at least one of the following:
- Certified in the B.C. Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) SAFE Companies program
- Endorsed by BCFSC as new entrants to the industry
- Certified under another safety scheme recognized by BCFSC or BCTS
BC Timer Sales certification
BC Timber Sales licensees, permittees and contractors (LPC) must meet the requirements of the BCTS Environmental Management System (EMS) and Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) programs.