A Career as a Heavy Equipment Operator
Heavy equipment operators, who drive the cranes, excavators, and other large machinery that power construction and engineering projects, are always in demand. Whether building skyscrapers, repairing aging infrastructure, or mining oil and gas fields, a career as a heavy equipment operator can be a rewarding and dependable occupation. Readers will find valuable information on the duties, skills, training, and future outlook of this exciting construction career. Other topics explored include opportunities for women and minorities, the use of green technology, and insight into some of the most ambitious construction projects at work today.