Construction Equipment Operation Career Snapshot

Graduates May be Employed as…

  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Cable Plow/Bore Rig Operator
  • Dozer Operator
  • Back Hoe Operator
  • Grader Operator
  • Crane Engineer/Operator
  • Dump Attendant
  • Paving Operator


Examples of Potential Area Employers…

  • Plumbing and Backhoe Operations
  • Excavating Companies
  • Dirt & Land Moving Operations
  • Construction Companies
  • Contractors
  • Sewage, Septic and Drain Services
  • Drilling Services
  • Grading and Paving Operations


Arkansas Area Wages

Construction Equipment Operating Engineers:

   Entry-level Wage.......................................................................................... $26,060 annually

   Mid-point Wage............................................................................................ $35,870 annually

   Experienced Wage....................................................................................... $48,000 annually