The Arizona Operating Engineers Apprenticeship & Training Systems program is a Arizona statewide training program for Heavy Equipment Operators, Plant Equipment Operators, and Heavy Duty Mechanics.
The Arizona Operating Engineers Apprenticeship & Training Systems training program is jointly administered by Local #428 of the International Union of Operating Engineers and the Associated General Contractors of Arizona.
Your Apprenticeship will consist of about 80 hours preliminary training, and over 400 hours of on-the-job related training and classroom instruction, and a minimum of three (3) years or 6,000 hours OJT on-the-job-training.
Being a statewide program in Arizona, you may be required to work anywhere in the state of Arizona, which means, you MUST have suitable transportation to and from the training job site locations
Your pre-training and job related specific class instruction will be held at our 191-acre training site located four (4) miles northeast of Casa Grande, Arizona.
The role of the Arizona Operating Engineers Apprenticeship & Training Systems program is to supply well-trained Operating Engineers to the Construction Industry. We are dedicated to this role and are only interested in applicants who take Pride in their work, Believe in eight (8) hours work for eight (8) hours pay, and are willing to Work Hard To Achieve A High Standard Of Skill in their chosen field.