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Why the construction industry makes sense today

The job market today can be daunting, no matter what your skills the competition is fierce, but more than that, whole industries are rapidly changing, and with those changes come new ways of working, and often fewer jobs, and less job security. Knowing where to look for a career that offers some stability is no longer easy, as jobs in…

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Discover The Construction Industry

Some of us don’t think much about it, until they start to build a new building near our home or work.  Then, we usually just complain about how the construction affects traffic and slows everything down. But stop to think about it: what would life be without construction; without heavy equipment? Before heavy equipment, everything was done by hand. Picks…

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5 Areas Of Key Training Concentration

Associated Training Services (ATS) has been instrumental in training heavy equipment operators and truck drivers all across America since 1996. Before that, we were affiliated with the Diesel Truck Driver Training School, which got its start in 1963. Our focus is on training future truck drivers and heavy equipment operators in five key areas of professional vocational training. Heavy equipment…

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Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs Outside Construction

Most people think of heavy equipment and the construction industry. Ironically, there are probably more heavy equipment operators working outside the construction industry than in. Heavy equipment can be found on the land working with farmers, to mines and on to the sea - in fact, some large ships have onboard cranes, fork lifts and even small loaders that used…

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Excavators Play An Important Role In Servicing The Nation

Sometimes we downplay the role of excavators and their work digging trenches. After all, digging trenches doesn't really sound interesting. Mining, demolition and other jobs can sound far more interesting; however, there is no denying the important role that excavators play in servicing our nation. Today, when a new housing estate is being built, most of the services to each…

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Crane Operator Training Is The First Step To A Career Full Of Adventure

Crane operators can lead a boring life sometimes. You sit through your crane operator training, find a job on a construction site, then spend day after day lifting the same old stuff. Compare that to a mobile crane operator and things are completely different. In fact, the working life of a mobile crane operator can be quite an adventure -…

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