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Heavy Equipment Operations and Engineering

College Credits

In this program you can earn college credit!

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Campus/Instructors

Live Oaks:  Kyle Kinney kinneyk@greatoaks.com
Laurel Oaks:  Rusty Frommling  frommlingr@greatoaks.com

Career Pathways

Equipment operator
Project estimator
Site engineer
Land developer

Learn about one of the many career options in this field!

Available Certifications

ECSI (Emergency Care & Safety Institute) CPR/First Aid Certification
OSHA 10-hour card
Skid Steer Operators Certification
NCCER Core and Level 1

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Related Information

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Great buildings, parks, neighborhoods, roads and homes depend on a properly prepared site.  Heavy EquipmentButton for high school application Operations and Engineering will teach you to use and maintain a wide range of equipment—and to understand why and how to create landscapes that will support great structures.

Learn to: 

  • Operate earth-moving equipment under actual working conditions.
  • Assemble, adjust, repair and maintain electrical, ignition, hydraulic, and cooling systems.
  • Engage in minor engine repair, general maintenance, lubrication, and equipment safety.
  • Conduct land surveys and read blueprints.
  • Identify and measure the qualities of soils.

(Note: This is a high school program. For options for adults, click here.)

Great Oaks Heavy Equipment Operations and Engineering 2015

The construction field is on the rise!  Click here to learn more about career opportunities from grads working in the field.