Heavy Equipment Operations & Basic Maintenance

Full-Day Senior Only & Adult Program – 1080 hrs
Campus: Brownstown | CIP Code: 49.0202
Instructor: Craig Turnbaugh

Career Focus Statement

Prepare for immediate employment, advanced industrial certifications, apprenticeships, and further education.

Program Goals

All Transportation Technology students will:

  • Earn National Skills Certificates, i.e. National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) and PA Skills Certificates.
  • Successfully transition into a 1st career job and/or related post-secondary training.
  • Be proficient in their career major and demonstrate proficiency through hands-on performance and theoretical testing.

Program Description

  • Operate, troubleshoot, and maintain heavy equipment.
  • Interpret blueprints and site plans for site development.
  • Collaborate and perform heavy equipment-related activities in a team setting.

Employment Opportunities

  • Compact Equipment Operator
  • Concrete Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanics Helper
  • Highway Construction Inspector
  • Highway Construction Laborer
  • Highway Maintenance Worker
  • Large-size Equipment Operator
  • Mid-size Equipment Operator
  • Project Planner
  • Site-Prep Apprentice
  • Surveying Apprentice
  • Traffic Technician