Heavy Equipment Operations

Program Goals

All Transportation Technology students will:

  • Get certification and training to operate heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Gain knowledge and skills to accelerate their career in the heavy equipment trade.
  • 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