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Operator Trades

About The Job

Operating Engineers play a crucial role in the construction industry by operating heavy equipment essential for various projects, including roads, dams, bridges, and buildings. They are skilled in handling a range of equipment such as bulldozers, excavators, articulated dump trucks, forklifts, and cranes.

Operating Engineers contribute to the development and growth of cities and communities through their involvement in the construction process. In addition to operating the equipment, they also take on the responsibility of maintaining it as it undergoes wear and tear. With their specialized knowledge and training,

Operating Engineers possess the expertise to restore equipment to its optimal operational capacity, ensuring productivity on construction sites.

This career offers excellent opportunities and an exciting path for both men and women looking to make a significant impact in the construction industry.

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Apprenticeship Training

Ohio Operating Engineers Apprenticeship

Operating Engineers operate equipment such as bulldozers, excavators, articulated dump trucks, forklifts and cranes. This equipment is used while constructing roads, dams, bridges and buildings.

We assist in the building of our cities and building of our communities. Not only do we run the equipment used for these projects, but as the equipment wears down and needs maintenance, we do that too. With special knowledge and training, we have the experience and the ability to do what it takes to get the equipment back to its operational capacity, and back being productive on the project. It is an excellent and exciting career for both men and women.

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