Ep 17: Becoming an Operator

Ep 17: Becoming an Operator

Equipment operating is a badass job. Get the inside scoop on becoming an operator.

Show notes

Welcome to Episode 17 of DirtStories. Becca Grieb chats with Paul Pacheco - the coordinator of Conestoga College's Heavy Equipment Operators program - about becoming an operator. Paul takes Becca through the basics of the heavy equipment operators training program at Conestoga College. He also shares his insights into what makes a good operator. In this DirtStories episode, learn the benefits of taking a college-level trades course and how this program sets graduates up for success. The program currently has employment rate of 85%-95% within the first 3 months after graduation. It's great that there are programs like this to help train the next generation of operators.

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