Heavy Equipment Operator Academy
Academy Dates: 2023 Dates TBA
Location: Pineville, KY
Nominations currently closed.
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.
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).