Heavy Equipment Operator Program (HEO4)
Grader is primarily used in construction and snow removal; prepares surfaces for road building, road maintenance, parking lots, airport runway and access routes, all typically used prior to road asphalt activities.
Dozer is responsible to clear and prepare most job sites. Many materials are moved by the dozer: dirt, rock, brush, trees, etc.
The dozer levels surfaces, builds berms, slopes and backfills, also working on roads, buildings, sewers and watermain projects.
Backhoe is capable of two functions. The front end has a loader function and the bucket is attached to the rear. The backhoe can load, move, grade and level material. It is capable of lifting, trenching, and excavating.
Excavator – is a track operated unit that is used to excavate large volumes of material, lift and load, turn and dig. The excavator can stockpile, load trucks and dig foundations and ponds.
Our instructors teach you about the equipment, how to maintain as well as a variety of industry specific techniques. You will be provided with close instruction on each piece of equipment. You will be taught the basics on how to build a berm, dig trenches, load trucks, build roads, slopes, V ditches and many more techniques.