1-800-4-ALFRED (425-3733)

Heavy Equipment Operations

students in front of a bulldozer
crane on a truck building a house
student operating a piece of heavy equipment
students outside with instruments
students outside with instruments
students outside with instruments
students in front of crane
crane on a truck
students outside with instruments
two people standing next to a trailer hooked up to back of a van
students outside with instruments
students outside with instruments
bulldozer
"This program gives students the hands-on experience and classroom theory needed to be successful in the trade."
Tyler Wright, '16
Program Advantages: 

Student involvement in project-based learning includes participating in real world construction projects, installing septic systems, residential site work, excavations, lot clearing, and local community projects.

Professional Outlook: 

Starting salaries range from $20,000 – $39,000* depending on the geographic area and the field work the company performs. Employment opportunities are available in union construction, the New York State Department of Transportation (NYDOT), logging operations, and local Department of Public Works (DPW).

*Based on the Alfred State 2015 Employment Report
Contact: 
R. Jack Jones, Building Trades Department Chairman
607-587-4130