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Crane Signalperson

Crane Signalperson

Signalperson Safety is crucial on any site, and this is especially true where there are cranes in operation. When we think of cranes, it is the crane operator that is the job that comes to mind, but there are several other positions that are crucial to safe crane operation, and one of those is the crane signalperson. The crane signalperson…

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Nationally Recognized Credentials

Nationally recognized credentials

Whatever career you are looking at within the heavy machinery or trucking industry, whether crane operator, haul truck driver or something else, the journey begins with high-quality training and national credentials. Here is where you hone your skills, in the classroom and on site, to be able to operate in a safe, effective manner, enabling any student to build a…

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The Importance Of Crane Operators

The Importance of Crane Operators

Crane operators are some of the most skilled people operating on any site, being able to maneuver such large equipment and their loads with such precision can be awe-inspiring to watch. Its why so many people love cranes, but there is also an inherent danger in crane work, and the potential for accidents is greater than with most other site…

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Want a Heavy Equipment Job?

Last Saturday, Heavy Equipment School posted our job listings for the week. Included were several mobile crane operator positions, rigger jobs, and positions requiring a Class-A CDL (commercial drivers license). These are typical heavy equipment jobs. The difference between positions you'll see on our job board from week to week usually have something to do with location. You may find…

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Heavy Equipment Job Listings: April 11, 2015

This week, there are more job listings for mobile crane operators than anything else. Mobile crane operators are in high demand because they move the heavy, awkward stuff from one part of the job site to another by lifting it and swinging it to where it needs to go, sometimes high above the site to a roof. If you have…

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Ditches Are Dangerous For The Untrained Excavator

Trenching, or digging a ditch, may look like it is a simple process that anyone with a shovel or a rented backhoe can do. But that mistake causes many accidents and even deaths every year. According to OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration), "the fatality rate for excavation work is 112% higher than the rate for general construction." Here are…

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