• Dozer Operator Endorsement
  • Excavator Operator Endorsement
  • Grader Operator Endorsement
  • Side boom Operator Endorsement

Pipeline Equipment Operators operate one or more types of heavy equipment to construct and maintain pipelines: sideboom, grader, dozer, excavator.

What do Pipeline Equipment Operators do?

  • Operate specialized equipment for the installation and maintenance of pipeline systems.
  • Maintain pipeline right of way; clearing, grading, restoring, digging, backfilling and compacting trenches.
  • Responsible for stripping topsoil, cleaning up operations and replacing topsoil.
  • May use equipment to hoist, cradle and place pipe and other equipment.
  • Maintain and service existing pipeline.
  • Communicate equipment performance with site mechanics.
Individuals may receive endorsements for one or more of the endorsements.

For further details about this occupation, please see the High School to Apprenticeship handbook, or find it on this website under “Resources.”