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OPERATING ENGINEERS

What is An Operating Engineer?

An Operating Engineer operates construction equipment that assist other tradesmen in the construction of roads, bridges, dams, buildings both large and small and many other structures.

The work of an operating engineer is divided into two general classifications.

  1. Operating Equipment-Used in construction such as dozers,

           graders, backhoes and cranes.

  1. Repairing Earth Moving Equipment-Used in the building of roads,

          bridges, dams and large buildings

What are the program specifics?

·                 Length of program – 4 years

·                 Probationary period – 450 hours

·                 A minimum of 160 hours of classroom related

                  instruction each year

·                 Starting pay – 50% journeyman wage

How do I qualify?

·                 At least 18 years of age by May 1st in the year you apply

·                 Possess a high school diploma or GED

                   Have a valid driver’s license and be capable of passing

                   the Commercial Drivers License (CDL) test

·                 Have dependable transportation

·                 Be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions

·                 Pass a drug test and a Background check

What will be helpful to succeed?

·                 Good math skills

·                 Good reading ability

·                 Blueprint reading

·                 Mechanical ability

·                 Welding

Where do I apply?

          Maurice Davis, Regional Coordinator

          4250 Soldiers Home Miamisburg Road

          Miamisburg, Ohio 45342

          (937) 859-5211 or (800) 635-4928

           mdavis@thegcac.org

          www.local18training.com




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