Heavy Equipment Operator

Did you know the average wage for a heavy equipment operator in Oklahoma is $41,000, and the average wage nationally is $51,000? Training slots are available!

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A heavy equipment operator drives and operates heavy equipment used in engineering and construction projects. Typically only skilled workers may operate heavy equipment, and there is specialized training for learning to use heavy equipment.

Career Major Courses

Heavy Equipment Operator Heavy Equipment Operator II/CDL

Heavy Equipment Operator

This program will introduce students to the safe practices, tools and equipment and skills required to become a heavy equipment operator.

Courses we offer:

Requirements:

Cost of Program: Tuition, Fees and Books

Total In-District: $3,602.00
Total Out of District: $6,085.00

Possible Employment Opportunities:

Backhoe Operator
Engineering Equipment Operator
Heavy Equipment Operator

VA Approved

Credentials/Certifications

NCCER: Core
NCCER: Backhoe
NCCER: Dozer
NCCER: Excavator
Construction Trainee

Potential Salary

For information concerning working conditions, physical requirements, employment and job outlook please refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) at:

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at:

http://www.onetonline.org/
CIP: 49-0202 O-NET: 47-2073

Pontotoc Tech Student Services team builds partnerships with Ada area businesses & industry to create opportunities for on the job training and student placement. Call the Pontotoc Technology Center Counselor at 580-310-2264 or visit pontotoctech.edu

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Course Title

Instructor

Total Hours

Heavy Equipment Operator I
Mike Brown & Ty Moore
903

Heavy Equipment Operator II/CDL

This program will introduce students to the safe practices, tools and equipment and skills required to become a heavy equipment operator.

Courses we offer:

Requirements:

Cost of Program: Tuition, Fees and Books

Total In-District: $4,259.00
Total Out of District: $7,147.00

VA Approved

Possible Employment Opportunities:

Backhoe Operator
Engineering Equipment Operator
Heavy Equipment Operator
Truck Driver

Credentials/Certifications

NCCER: Dozer
NCCER: Backhoe
NCCER: Core
NCCER: Excavator
Class A CDL
Construction Trainee

Potential Salary

For information concerning working conditions, physical requirements, employment and job outlook please refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) at:

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at:

http://www.onetonline.org/
CIP: 49-0202 O-NET: 47-2073

Pontotoc Tech Student Services team builds partnerships with Ada area businesses & industry to create opportunities for on the job training and student placement. Call the Pontotoc Technology Center Counselor at 580-310-2264 or visit pontotoctech.edu

Gainful Employment
Apply Today

Course Title

Instructor

Total Hours

Heavy Equipment Operator II/CDL
Mike Brown & Ty Moore
1050