Construction Engineering & Operations

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1 or 2 Year Program

Graduate from high school with employability skills related to your educational and career goals


Heavy Equipment Operations

Did you ever want to manage a job site or learn how to survey?  UTC is the only Career and Technical Education (CTE) high school that actually has a course in heavy equipment operation.  This is a career field that is in great need of highly skilled, trained operators.

This one-of-a-kind program provides time for practicing and developing eye-hand coordination skills on state-of-the-art simulators.  You will be following industrial standards of NCCER national curriculum guide as you develop surveying and construction site supervisory skills.  You will have the opportunity to drive and operate current heavy construction equipment during the entire training course.

Career Paths:  Civil Engineer, DOT Officer, Environmental Engineer, Logistical System Manager, Public Transportation Inspector, Surveying & Mapping Technician, Transportation Engineer


3 high school credits for each year

National/State Certifications/Licenses
The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Basic Operator Certificate
OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Safety & Health Certificate
American Heart CPR/AED Certificate

Colleges and post-secondary programs affiliated with this program include, but are not limited to:
University of Maine College System
Northern Maine Community College
Washington County Community College


Pre-requisite Academic Courses:

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry for 2nd year students
  • Ability to read, comprehend & write at a high school level


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Russell Sossong

Phone:  (207) 942-5296 Fax:  (207) 942-0776  


Click here to apply online as soon as possible. Please mention this program specifically in the "Tell us why you are interested in United Technologies Center" online form.


This course meets Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri from 8:30 am to 1:45 pm.


This course is held at United Technologies Center .