Construction and Heavy Equipment Jobs . . . For Women Too

For those of us who know construction workers and heavy equipment operators, I am sure most of them are males. Lets face it, shopping and bulldozers just don’t seem to match up all that well; however, many of us will be surprised to learn that there are more women employed in construction and heavy equipment… Read more »

Las Vegas Hot Spot for Construction & Heavy Equipment Industries

One word is commonly associated with Las Vegas across the world—gambling. The gaming industry is the economical “Goliath” for the city. However, with the constant population growth, another industry continues to rise; i.e., the construction industry. Below is a summary from an article, “Las Vegas Construction Boom Continues,” in the October 2007 edition of Rocky… Read more »

NAHETS Member: Nevada School of Construction and NCCCO Workshop in the News Months Later!

Back in May of this year, a member school of the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools (NAHETS), the Nevada School of Construction (NVSC), hosted the largest CCO Practical Examiner Accreditation workshop ever held by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO). An original press release in August was submitted on… Read more »

Worldwide Trimble, Inc. Tours NAHETS HQ and Member School in Vegas

September 19 was a Wednesday out of the norm for the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools (NAHETS). Tom Dobson, worldwide construction training manager for Trimble, Inc., visited NAHETS headquarters in Henderson, Nevada. The purpose of his visit was to explore a joint venture between NAHETS member schools and Trimble, Inc.—i.e., to provide customer… Read more »

First Career Fair For Southern California College of Construction

September 4, 2007-San Bernardino, CA-The Southern California College of Construction (SCCC) held its first in-house career fair on August 30, 2007. The purpose of the fair was to expose the SCCC students and graduates to various employers. The fair also allowed employers to become acquainted with the students and graduates-their potential employees. Throughout the fair,… Read more »