What Kind Of Equipment Will You Be On?

The question often comes up about types of equipment you'll be on at ATS Heavy Equipment Operator Training School. The answer is: lots. We make sure you get familiar with all the machines on this list: Backhoes Scrapers Bulldozers Graders Skid Steer Loaders Wheel Loaders Excavators Off-Road Haul Trucks Front End Loaders All-Terrain Forklifts The reason why we've found it's…

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Heavy Equipment Simulators vs In-The-Seat Training

Some folks have been playing video games where they "operate" heavy equipment to build their own house or create a town. Others point to actual high-tech simulators built by manufacturers of heavy equipment for training purposes and wonder if it's the same thing as the video game, only more expensive. Then there's the old-fashioned guys saying, "ya gotta learn it…

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Top Reasons Heavy Equipment Needs Hardfacing

Heavy equipment moves mountains -- and even though the bulldozers, scrapers, and other machines are made of strong metals, they use a network of hardfacing material, a wear-resistant layer of metal ridges, to protect the parts that contact the ground. It extends the life of the machine by adding a renewable surface. Usually hardfacing, or hardsurfacing, is done by welders…

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Heavy Equipment Job Listings: February 8, 2014

Our Total Resources Network¬†¬†is a great resource, whether you are looking for a job, wanting to find training options, or searching for someone to fill a job opening. We think it gives you the best way to connect all across the board. The TRN database has a lot to offer; thousands of registered training providers, top level employers, and craftspersons…

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