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EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Oregon Apprenticeship Guide - Equipment Operator
 
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Job Description
An equipment operator works with heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers and trench excavators. A light grade/paving operator runs heavy construction equipment such as paving machines, pick-up machines, paving and motor graders and backhoes. Some traffic control work is also required.
 
Working Conditions
Workers in this field spend most of their time outdoors, so conditions depend on the weather. The work may also involve strenuous conditions.
 
 
Minimum Qualifications
These programs are only open to employees of training agents already registered with the local apprenticeship committees. Requirements vary among local apprenticeship committees.
 
 
Apprenticeship Committees 
 
 

MA# 2035

Non-Union

Knife River Oregon JAC

Phone: 541-928-6491

Area 1,2,3,4,7
MA# 7019
 
Union
Deschutes County Certified Equipment Operators JATC

Phone: 541-322-7104
Area 7
 
 
 
Portland State Office Building: 800 NE Oregon St., Suite 1045 - Portland, OR 97232
 
Portland: (971) 673-0760 Bend: (541) 322-2435 Medford: (541) 776-6201 Salem: (503) 378-2313 Eugene: (541) 686-7623