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6 Essential Things Heavy Equipment Operators Do

Heavy equipment operators are essential to modern life. They perform tasks that most of us aren't willing to do and that most of us aren't qualified to do. Here are six essential things heavy equipment operators do every day. Build roads - From the time that President Eisenhower started building the Interstate highway system--and even before that--America's roads have been…

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Excavators Do A Dangerous Job

According to OSHA, "Excavating is recognized as one of the most hazardous construction operations." This is because excavators dig holes and trenches that can easily collapse if proper safety procedures are ignored or┬áthe soil is not analyzed correctly. An excavator operator has a very important job, one that requires a lot of knowledge and skill. It may not look like…

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Multi-Skilled Heavy Equipment Operators In Demand

If you want a successful career as a heavy equipment operator, then I suggest you steer clear of being a one act pony. Employers are increasingly looking for heavy equipment operators who are multi-skilled. It's not just across the heavy equipment range either. Employers are looking for operators who can drive trucks and on occasion operate cranes. The question becomes…

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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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