This course provides experience in operation of heavy equipment as well as instruction of mechanical maintenance on large industrial equipment. Students will learn to operate and maintain everything in our equipment fleet, which includes: a backhoe, excavator, bulldozer, skidsteer, forklift, Cat loader, Cat Grader, Volvo loader, piston bully groomer, mule, dump trucks, road tractors, lowbed, tag trailer, screen plant, and attachments for the loaders and skid steer. Students will use equipment to plow snow, load gravel, dig trenches, plow parking lots and haul materials. A valid Maine driver’s license is required to take this program. 3 Credits
A valid Maine driver's license is required to take this program.