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Not all heavy equipment is actually – heavy, but they can be mean looking little critters. Look at the mouth on this one.
It may be on the small side but a piece of heavy equipment like this can still pack some grunt and get the job done. This one can be used for loading awkward items like rock, timber and piping. The front is detachable and can be replaced with a bucket amongst other attachments.
What many people don’t realize is that it can take just as much training to learn how to operate one of these as it does one of those huge monsters that you see in the mines. In this case, you have a variety of attachments that an operator needs experience in using.
Heavy equipment comes in many different shapes and sizes. The small machines a perfect for those that want to establish their own business. If you are successful you can start to add other pieces of heavy equipment to your fleet. This of course helps to bring in new work. If your successful you will end up being the employer rather than an employee.
Whether it is a small machine like the one in the photo or a large piece of heavy equipment like a bulldozer or grader, you need to start somewhere and that start is in gaining the skills to operate a machine. A heavy equipment training schools specialize in training individuals on a range of equipment. Get the training and there is plenty of demand for your skills.