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Project Heavy Duty

Parkwood Southlands partnered with School District 60 Peace River North to give sixteen senior high school students the opportunity to learn about and operate many kinds of heavy equipment. Under the close supervision of qualified operators, students received hands-on training with excavators, dozers, packers, graders and rock trucks while performing real work, stripping organics down to sub-grade, hauling clay fill and compacting it to build up The Hub at Parkwood Block Lot 1.

Dates: May 29, 2023 to June 2, 2023

Duration: 5 days

Time: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Students: 16 total

Operators: 12 total

SD60 Project Coordinator: Jeff Mayer

Site Supervisor: Tyrel Goodbun

Operators: Bill Bueckert, Bill Collington, Darren Seminoff, Dave Barber, Elvis Pro, Josh Watson, Trevor Fantham, Ward Hill, Elisabeth Luciow

If interested in becoming a sponsor for 2024 contact:

Jeff Mayer, SD60 Project HD Coordinator

250-785-4429 ext 323 | jmayer@prn.bc.ca

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