top of page
Slope Sidehill.png

Heavy Equipment Operator Academy

Academy Dates: 2023 Dates TBA
Location: Pineville, KY

Nominations currently closed.

Field Lecture.png

This is a skill course designed to provide standardized training for the "Geographical Heavy Equipment Operator" and Heavy Equipment Boss on an incident as outlined in the PMS 310-1 and the Position Task Books developed for DZIA, DZOP, TPIA, TPOP, and HEQB. Primary considerations are tactical use and safety precautions required to establish and maintain an effective dozer operator. Field exercises are required as part of this course.

Target Group: 

  • Personnel desiring to become qualified as Heavy Equipment Boss (HEQB).

  • Personnel interested in broadening operator knowledge and enhancing skillset of safe and efficient dozer operator (DZOP).

bottom of page