Operating Engineer Apprenticeship

Trade Skills:

Operating Engineers primarily work in highway construction or site preparation. Apprentices learn to operate and maintain a wide variety of machines to excavate and grade earth or hoist and erect structural and reinforcing steel. Equipment training includes backhoes, bulldozers, cranes, front-end loaders, power shovels and scrapers.

Length of Training:

3 year apprenticeship

Program Information:

Eligible applicants must be 18 years of age or older and possess a High School diploma or GED. A Colorado driver's license and CDL eligibility is required to apply. 

For more information, please contact the apprenticeship training center directly - International Union of Operating Engineers Local Union #9 303-644-3909.

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