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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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Heavy Equipment Jobs Are Here To Stay

As long as there are roads and bridges that need to be built, as long as construction crews follow the plans of an architect and build skyscrapers, shopping malls, apartment buildings, and single-family dwellings, and as long as people continue to accumulate waste that needs to be dumped, there will be a need for heavy equipment operators. The heavy equipment…

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Who is a Heavy Equipment Operator?

The term "heavy equipment operator" encompasses a broad range of professionals from the lowly forklift driver to the glamorized long-haul truck driver. More often than not, however, it specifically refers to a person who operates one of several types of heavy equipment that are often found on construction sites and industrial zones within a variety of industries. Without getting into specific…

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6 Things You Learn In Heavy Equipment School (Besides Operating Heavy Equipment)

How to operate a variety of heavy equipment is the obvious thing you'll learn while in heavy equipment school. You'll learn to operate everything from a backhoe to an all-terrain forklift. But that's not all. There are six other things you'll learn that will help you throughout your heavy equipment career. Grade Reading - Do you know how to read…

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