Oregon is another state in the Pacific Northwest where heavy equipment operators are in demand in many more industries besides construction. Pipeline development and logging are both examples of important parts of Oregon’s GDP. In fact Oregon has seen one of the biggest rises in heavy equipment operator employment in all of the U.S at […]
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Construction is a booming industry in Massachusetts enjoying nearly a 10% rise in employment between July 2015 and July 2016. Construction labors and carpenters represent about 10% of every 1,000 jobs plus another nearly 2% for heavy equipment operators. There is money to be made outside of the Metropolitan area of Boston as well. The […]
Virginia employed 10, 960 heavy equipment operators in May of 2015. This represents a 4.5% rise from the previous year. There are nearly 3 equipment operator openings per 1,000 jobs in Virginia which trails only skilled trades such as electricians and plumbers for the highest percentage in the state. Construction related employment is down in […]
Florida is traditionally known for its part-time snowbird residents or as a retiree haven so it would make sense that a lot of the construction is on the residential side. Of course Florida has a bustling commercial development as well so not only are the businesses needed, but also hotels and lodging. Florida saw a […]