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About The Program

Program ContactPaige Kearns
Email Address[email protected]
Office919-866-5257
Degrees & Pathways
  • Diploma
  • Certificate
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Overview

The Heavy Equipment Operator curriculum prepares students to efficiently operate heavy equipment such as dozers, loaders, scrapers, and graders and to perform basic preventive maintenance on most types of heavy equipment. Coursework includes construction safety, property equipment operation, grades, drawings, environmental concerns, heavy equipment design characteristics and features, equipment maintenance, and common equipment systems. Graduates of this program may find employment with state and local government agencies and private contractors engaged in highway or other construction activities. 

Work-based learning (formerly Co-op) opportunities are available.

Program Contact: Paige Kearns
Email Address: [email protected]
Office Phone: 919-866-5257