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Oregon Apprenticeship Guide - Equipment Operator
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# 7019


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