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Updated 24 days ago

looking to get certified to be a Heavy Eguipment operator - 19 Replies

I want to expand and get certified or whatever it's called(licence) in masonry and heavy equipment operations. Can u do it at same place . Now...


Updated 1 month ago

my son wants to go to heavy equipment school? - 15 Replies

What did you end up doing, Eric? I'm thinking of doing the school route, too. My interest comes from needing $30k in excavating work myself, but...

Erebert Chapendeka

Updated 1 month ago

Excavator Operator looking for work - 3 Replies

My moto is to meet all company demands without hesitation .

TruthSeeker in Saint Augustine, Florida

Updated 7 months ago

Dragline operator - 233 Replies

Experienced stripping coal or mining under water,Have ran manitowoc,american,northwest,bucyrus-erie,page and so on.Looking to relocate to the...

Rob28 in Flint, Michigan

Updated 9 months ago

Heavy Equipment School - 167 Replies

Hi I am new here. I am 19 and I have intentions on going to school to be a HEO. I have a few questions for you more experienced operators. I live...

joanjet in Wilmington, Illinois

Updated 10 months ago

Gettin in local 150 in illinois H.e.o - 30 Replies

I am trying to get training in Heavy equipment operator in illinois i dont work in construction right now how can i get training

Tommy V in Bayside, New York

Updated 17 months ago

Struggling to get into an operating engineers local in NYC/LI.. Advice? - 14 Replies

I've been trying to get into one of the operating engineers locals (local 14, local 15 and local 138) in my area for the past year and having...

David in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Updated 21 months ago



MX401 in Vancouver, British Columbia

Student research survey on heavy equipments, please help

Hi guys, We are a student group currently doing a research project on heavy equipments and heavy equipments operators. The problem we are facing...

Dave Howard in El Paso, Texas

Updated 24 months ago

heavy equipment school - 6 Replies

i went to a school for heavy equipment an it was a joke they where suppose to give you job placement an the week after i got out of school the school...

To whom this concerns in Perry Hall, Maryland

Updated 27 months ago

To be the best... - 46 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every heavy equipment operator must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your heavy...

antman2525 in Forked River, New Jersey

Updated 29 months ago

Starting a small excavating business - 7 Replies

I am wanting to start my own small excavating business have some experience but not a whole lot any information on doing this would be helpful thank...

Maria Hartman in Hanover, Ontario

Looking for Operator Job

Hello, I am Maria Hartman. I have gone to school at Conestoga College and I think you'd be happy to hear about what I have learned. I would enjoy...

Maria Hartman in Hanover, Ontario

Updated 32 months ago

Dragline Operators - 1 Reply

Dragline operator needed to run a Northwest Model 6 with air. The position would be seasonal unless the right person can run a long reach and be able...

mhkane5 in Rochester, New Hampshire

Need well rounded operator... 10+years experiance

Email: mhkane5@gmail.com In seek of long term career as a “Heavy Equipment Operato/Forman” where I can offer my hardworking, motivated, an skilled...

Joesh in Wamsutter, Wyoming

No luck finding a job

I have been looking for ranch work , heavy equipment operator jobs an desiel mechanic jobs anything I have experienc with. My work is going under an...

john in Houston, Texas

Updated 34 months ago

HEO training/Apprenticeship 450 in SOUTHEAST TEXAS - 14 Replies

I would like to get some OJT training with a company out of southeast texas area beaumont port arthur area... or would like to try and get into the...

Nate Gentry in Erlanger, Kentucky

Updated 34 months ago

Heavy Equipment Operator - 2 Replies

I just finished the Heavy Equipment Operator course at Durham College. I am finding a hard time finding a job that will take me fresh out of school....

Jpchem in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

IUOE 542

I was just wondering if any one out there had any advice for me. I have taking the test 4 times and got three interviews. waiting on the letter to...


Updated 36 months ago

Heavy Equipment Operator - 574 Replies

I am a Certified H E O, I II III. I obtained my certs on Nov of 06. I have been looking for work in Las Vegas and Arizona. Calif. What does it take...

IanDavies in Jacksonville beach

Updated 37 months ago

HEO Jobs - 85 Replies

I am a NCCER Certified Heavy Equipment Operator... I am having troubles finding a decenct job. My specialty is in excavation... Can anyone help...

Micheal42683 in cleveland, Ohio

where are the Mining Jobs in the Continental United States?

I'm 32 years old and continuously struggling finding Operator jobs that last longer then 6 months . I Have operated various size front end loaders...

Micheal42683 in cleveland, Ohio

where are the Mining Jobs in the Continental United States?

I'm 32 years old and continuously struggling finding Operator jobs that last longer then 6 months . I Have operated various size front end loaders...

Weezer in Calgary, Alberta

Updated 39 months ago

how do you get into it? - 25 Replies

i am 22 years old. im a female. and i want to work as an operator. my only set back is.... i have no experience! im from a small town, and when i...

clifton pollard in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 39 months ago

Overseas Operator jobs? - 46 Replies

Anyone have experience working overseas as an operator? Just wondering how you found the job and any advice. Thanks.

scooter1977 in Boyle, Alberta

heavy equipment operator courses

I have a question for anyone that can answer. I'm a veteran and have been working on the rigs until the oil prices tanked. I'm wanting to operate...

Tired mom in Texas

Do all HEO jobs travel?

My husband is an HEO, when he started working with current company he started in Vegas... He was there about 3 months now he is in Texas been there...

John W. Brower in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 45 months ago

Looking to relocate to Texas - 1 Reply

I am looking to relocate my family and I to Texas, I have a very board level of experience, Ranch Manger, Caterpillar Field Service...

aztecron2 in Santa Monica, California

Updated 47 months ago

Equipment Operator(looking for work socal) - 4 Replies

Any one got any leads on Heavy equipment operator jobs in Socal? My boss laid me off because i had to take time off to recover from a car accident...

robbieluthi@*****.*** in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 47 months ago

finish blade opperator - 5 Replies

Hi my name is Chris I've been a heavy equipment operator for 13 years I'm currently seeking employment in the Yakima area I'm universal on all...

maori boy 275 in Auckland, New Zealand

Updated 47 months ago

Bulldozer driver - 49 Replies

How can a I learn to drive a bulldozer or backhoe.

Mcdoo 67 in Glenrothes, United Kingdom

Updated 48 months ago

Show me the money... - 26 Replies

What are typical heavy equipment operator salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in...

good in Accra, Ghana

Excavator operator job

How can I find a job in texas as Excavator operator I want to relocate pls help

Onesmus in Windhoek, Namibia

Earth moving job seeking

I am a multi skill candidate certified with 360' excavator, dump truck, front end loader, mobile crane, seeking employment in open mines and earth...

Coop in Frederick, Maryland

How do I get Trained?

Hello, I am interested in becoming a backhoe operator for a job. I am curious as to how I go about getting training. This website was very helpful...

jose luis medina in Ponce, Puerto Rico

Updated 55 months ago

trabajo en equipo pesado... - 1 Reply

hola, mi nombre es jose soy de pr pero estiy viviendo en florida y busco trabajo en equipo pesao o chofer cdl tengo record limpio y ...

Debbie in Western mass in Springfield, Massachusetts

Looking for help with job ideas!! 32/Female, Have experience & love excavators & dozers!!!!

Hi everyone! So I just moved back to Springfield Mass area....been up in VT, just got seasonally laid off from the ski mt I work at. Happens every...

Needs a heavy equipment job in Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Heavy Equipment Operator

I went to school for heavy equipment. I learned how to run 6 different types of machines and I am having trouble finding a place that is willing to...

Muhamamd Nasir Khan in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Updated 60 months ago

Heavy Equipment Training - 8 Week Course in Alberta - 4 Replies

Hello: There is a new company run by experienced operators and trainers getting a lot of attention in Alberta: High Velocity Equipment...

Nasir Khan in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Updated 61 months ago

Heavy Equipment Operator wants relocation - 1 Reply

Looking for a job that relocates, just about anywhere at this point, I am a heavy equipment operator I have plenty of experince I have been doing it...

danrebongcawil@*****.*** in Papua New Guinea

Updated 64 months ago

Pros/cons about KBR jobs in Iraq - 170 Replies

I need all the info I can get about KBR in Iraq. My fiance is getting ready to go over there this month to be a crane operator and I have stumbled...

mikebeecher00@*****.*** in Rancho Cucamonga, California

Updated 68 months ago

Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator in Southern California - 3 Replies

I am a heavy equipment operator located in southern california who is currently looking for a position withing the Los Angeles County area. I have...

mark24 in Kingstree, South Carolina


I'm 24 from a small town in florence county south carolina. I no constuction experience but wanna get into heavy equipment operating. How would I go...

johannes namuhuja in Oshakati, Namibia

Updated 72 months ago

Heavy Equipment Operators School - 1 Reply

To the skeptics, I am one of at least ten Heavy Equipment Operators in my family. I was born into the underground construction industry. I was very...

JD850K 3DMC in Plainwell, Michigan

Updated 74 months ago

heavy equipment operator - 96 Replies

doesnt look good for construction,Ive been watching the stock market since may-08 to now. states are pulling there money back for the big jobs-all...

Eugene in Los Angeles, California

Updated 75 months ago

heavy equipment operators jobs in alberta - 17 Replies

am just looking to see if there is anyone who knows the best spot to apply for heavy equipment jobs in alberta where we would be living in camps...

Eugene in Los Angeles, California

Updated 75 months ago

Heavy Equipment Operator **new job** - 34 Replies

Looking to move to Montana, Wyoming or Washington to run Heavy Equipment..I can run a dozer and loader the best but have been on just about...

DenyerOFfate in Somerset, Kentucky

Updated 78 months ago

NCCER Certified. Experience required even though your certified and just got out of school. - 1 Reply

I don't understand why everytime a find a job posting in my town they want experience in the field. It took me 9 months straight of training,...

DenyerOFfate in Somerset, Kentucky

Updated 78 months ago

best way to start your career as a HEO - 1 Reply

i want to work as a HEO but i can't seem to figure where to start. i'm 18 and currently live near baltimore, MD. I know there are many HEO...

James Moseley in San Gabriel, California

Updated 80 months ago

I want to set up the biggest welding industry in the western region of Ghana. - 6 Replies

Oil have been discovered in the western region of Ghana, i have made research and there is no welding industry in the region. so i want to set up...

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