Heavy Equipment

The Heavy Equipment program introduces students to the process of planning and executing activities using eleven of the most used pieces of heavy equipment. Students are introduced to the safe operation of heavy equipment with an emphasis on preparation and safety.

Trainees receive Core: Introductory Craft Skills and Heavy Equipment instruction. The Academy will begin offering heavy equipment classes in 2021. Live-streaming will be available during lectures and discussions. All testing will be completed at the Canton, OH training facility.

Course topics include:

  • Orientation to the Trade
  • Heavy Equipment Safety
  • Identification of Heavy Equipment
  • Basic Operational Techniques
  • Utility Tractors Introduction to Earthmoving
  • Grades
  • Basic jobsite safety and material handling
  • Basic safety and maintenance on construction tools and hardware
  • Basic construction drawing interpretation and use of drawing dimensions
  • Basic rigging operations and safe work habits
  • Effective communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills

Bilfinger Skilled Trades Academy

Bilfinger Skilled Trades Academy

4525 Vliet St. SW
Canton, OH 44710

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