TERO has partnered with Tribal Transportation and Western States Caterpillar and is offering an opportunity for 10 Tribal individuals to learn what it takes to be an operator using the most up-to-date equipment. Trainees will learn basic safety, equipment inspection, GPS and Si-Tech, and hands-on training operating a motor grader, loader & roller. The training participants will be working on actual tribal projects the week of June 10 – 14, 2019 (Mon-Frid). Preference will be given to Shoshone-Bannock Tribal members, although, other enrolled Native Americans may apply. 10 slots need to be filled for this training.
TERO is excited to offer the training at no-cost to the participant. The demand in the heavy highway construction industry is at an all-time high. Apply today! Questions? call 208-478-3848.
Did you know? Overall employment of heavy equipment operators is expected to rise 12% by 2026. This is much faster than the average occupation in the United States, which is great for veterans. Also, Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows that operating engineers and other equipment operators earned $45,720 a year and $21.98 an hour on average. Dont miss out on this opportunity!