Operating engineers operate and maintain hoisting and portable construction equipment, including bulldozers, scrapers, excavators, graders, loaders and cranes. With this equipment the operators haul material, level sites, excavate material for basements and footings, dig trenches and unload heavy material.
Has your early fascination with machinery never left you? Do you have a good sense of balance, the ability to judge distance, good eye-hand-foot coordination and mechanical aptitude? Get ready to hop aboard your dream equipment by getting some auto mechanics’ training while in high school.