Construction Equipment Operation

Construction Equipment Operation Careers

Graduate may find employment as construction equipment operators for:

  • commercial and residential building contractors
  • trenching and excavation contractors
  • county, state, and interstate road construction contractors
  • road maintenance departments

Starting Wages: $30,000 - $40,000*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development

Potential Employers

This program's advisory committee members and other construction and transportation companies may hire graduates.

Altorfer Inc. Cedar Falls, IA
Baker Concrete and Excavating Clermont, IA
Benton's Ready Mixed Concrete Cedar Falls, IA
Benton's Sand & Gravel Inc. Cedar Falls, IA
Don Gardner Construction Co. Waterloo, IA
Don Schmitz & Sons Inc. Waterloo, IA
Peterson Contractors Inc. Reinbeck , IA
Stickfort Construction Corporation Hudson, IA
Vieth Construction Corporation Cedar Falls, IA

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
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Program Advisor

Marty Kroenecke
Regional Transportation Training Center
319-296-2329 ext.1332
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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