The Arizona Operating Engineers Apprenticeship is a statewide training program for Heavy Equipment Operators, Plant Equipment Operators, and Heavy Duty Mechanics.
The Apprenticeship 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 80 hours Pre-Training, 432 hours of Related Training Instruction, and a minimum of 3 years/6,000 hours On-The-Job-Training. Being a statewide program, you may be required to work anywhere in the state, which means, you MUST have suitable transportation. Your Pre-Training and Related Instruction Classes 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 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.