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INCLUDES CORE & LEVEL ONE
HEO (HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR)
ORIENTATION
Provides an overview of heavy equipment
terminology,
operations,
operator
responsibilities, career opportunities, and
basic principles of safety.
SAFETY
Provides a comprehensive overview of safety
requirements on job sites with emphasis on
OSHA, MSHA, and NIOSH requirements.
Presents basic requirements for personal
protection, safe equipment operations and
maintenance, and HAZCOM.
IDENTIFICATION OF HEAVY
EQUIPMENT
Introduces the eleven most used pieces of
heavy equipment. Describes the functional
operation and uses for each piece of
equipment, along with a general description
of heavy equipment drive and hydraulic
systems.
UTILITY TRACTORS
Covers operation of general utility tractors
in the construction industry. Describes
duties and responsibilities of the operator,
safety rules for operation, the attachment
of implements, and basic preventive
maintenance practices.
BASIC OPERATIONAL
TECHNIQUES
Covers prestart checks of a machine’s
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hardware (frame, body panels, tires or
tracks, and safety equipment), driveline
components, hydraulic system components,
electrical components, and controls.
Reviews machine safety issues. Explains
how to safely start, move, steer, stop, and
shut down different types of machines.
to move construction materials, dirt and
other heavy objects at construction sites and
mines. This occupation operates equipment
that clears and grades land to prepare it for
construction of roads, buildings and bridges,
as well as airport runways, power generation
facilities, dams, levees and other structures.
INTRODUCTION TO EARTH
MOVING
WHAT CAN I MAKE AS AN OPERATOR?
Provides a broad introduction to the process
of planning and executing earthmoving
activities on various types of construction
projects. The use of heavy equipment such
as bulldozers, scrapers, excavators, and
loaders is explained.
GRADES
Introduces the concept of preparing graded
surfaces using heavy equipment. Covers
identification of construction stakes and
interpretation of marks on each type of stake.
Describes the process for grading slopes.
HEO FAQ
WHAT DO OPERATORS DO?
As a heavy equipment operator, you will
learn how to safely use this type of equipment
An operator can expect to make an average
of $29.37 / hr or $61,091 annually.*
WOULD I MAKE A GOOD OPERATOR?
Do you have an interest in operating dump
trucks, bulldozers or other vehicles classified
as heavy machinery? Consider a career as a
heavy equipment operator!
*BuildYourFuture.org

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