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Latest Employment Figures Looking Good For Heavy Equipment Operators

If you are looking for a career in the heavy equipment industry then you have chosen the correct career path.

According to the Department of Labor’s employment statistics, employment in the heavy equipment field should grow by at least 8% – this is despite increased productivity levels being achieved using modern technology.

The department reported:

[source]More piledriver operators will be needed …
…More paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators will be needed ….
…Job opportunities for construction equipment operators are expected to be very good….

In addition, many job openings will arise from job growth and from the need to replace experienced construction equipment operators who transfer to other occupations, retire, or leave the job for other reasons. Construction equipment operators who can use a large variety of equipment will have the best prospects. Operators with pipeline experience will have especially good opportunities.

The department also feels it will it easier for willing workers to get heavy equipment operator jobs. What is required is for operators to have training relevant to the needs of employers with employers willing to continue on the job training.

ATS Heavy Equipment Training Schools can provide effective training to meet the needs of employers. We also have a job placement service to help freshly trained operators gain the experience required to move onto more demanding task.

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