Heavy Equipment Operations & Basic Maintenance

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

  • Heavy Equipment Mechanics Helper
  • PennDOT/Turnpike Highway Maintenance Worker
  • Highway Maintenance Worker
  • Large-size Equipment Operator
  • Mid-size Equipment Operator
  • Compact Equipment Operator
  • Surveying Apprentice
  • Traffic Technician/Flagger
  • Utility Crew Laborer
  • Operators Assistant