UAEC Pathways - Heavy Equipment Operator
Heavy Equipment Operator Track
Do you have an interest in operating dump trucks, bulldozers or other vehicles classified as heavy machinery? A career as a heavy equipment operator might be for you!
Construction equipment operators use machinery to move building supplies, earth, and other heavy materials at construction sites and mines. They operate equipment that clears and grades land to prepare it for the construction of roads, bridges, buildings, aircraft runways, dams, and other structures.
University Bachelor's & Master's Degrees
UAEC Pathways Certificate
Courses taken at high school or technical colleges:
- Intro to Construction
- Heavy Equipment 1
Work-Based Learning Experience
- 40 Hour Min. Internship
$12 – $20/hr
Commercial, Residential, Civil & Industrial
Concurrent Enrollment Options:
Intro to Construction