5 Uses for a Backhoe

One of the most versatile machines on any work site is the backhoe. If you look at it, it resembles a huge metal spider. But I've never met anyone who knew how to operate a backhoe who didn't also enjoy operating one. Here are five ways you can use a backhoe to get the job done. Dig a Trench -…

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Bigger Isn’t Always Better In Heavy Equipment

There is a definite appeal to big machinery, and every heavy equipment operator knows the thrill of controlling a massive, powerful unit that makes a huge impact on the job being done. But there also is an appeal to the smaller equipment that can be manipulated skillfully to do exactly what is needed without disturbing the rest of the area.…

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Have You Been To A Backhoe Rodeo?

Can a backhoe be used to place eggs in a bowl? That's one of the challenges at the Weber County Fair, where in the second year of the backhoe rodeo contestants try their hand at a lot of things you wouldn't ordinarily expect a backhoe operator to tackle. "In front of supporters numbering in the low hundreds at the fair’s 2nd…

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Want Variety? Be A Backhoe Operator

Want Variety? Be A Backhoe Operator

Backhoes are one of the most versatile pieces of heavy equipment you can learn to operate at ATS Heavy Equipment Operator Training Schools. On the job, the backhoe does the work of a loader and the work of an excavator along with a versatility that comes from a variety of attachments and the skill of the operator to maneuver accurately…

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How To Become A Backhoe Operator

Operating a backhoe is one of the most rewarding of heavy equipment jobs. Backhoe operators enjoy the machinery they've been trained to operate and are a very important part of any job site. They are often paid well and enjoy job security. But the first step to becoming a backhoe operator is to get trained as one. Getting trained as…

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What’s Fascinating About A Backhoe

When I dig a hole with my mouth, my wife asks, "Would you like a bigger backhoe?" It's an apt question. Thankfully, it doesn't happen too often. But the backhoe does make a great metaphor. It's equally as impressive in real life. There's so much you can do with it. Most people think of digging holes when they think of…

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Backhoes The Demolition Experts

Need heavy equipment to help with a demolition job? The backhoe could just be the ideal tool. Backhoes are one of the most versatile pieces of heavy equipment used in construction. Their 'hoe' is ideal for digging trenches, knocking down walls, and even 'raking' debris into a pile. The loader at front is then ideal for cleaning up debris by…

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Backhoes – Unique In The Field Of Heavy Equipment

One of the busiest machines on a construction site is often the backhoe. Being so versatile, they can perform any number of jobs, and that makes them valuable to any business. The more experience a backhoe operator has on a variety of jobs, the more valued that operator becomes. Backhoes are unique in the heavy equipment field. They can perform…

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