Operating Engineers Apprenticeship and Training Program
The Western Pennsylvania Operating Engineers Joint Apprenticeship & Training Program is a four year on-the-job training program consisting of five to seven weeks each year of classroom and training site time.
The training site is located in New Alexandria, PA. They have 48 pieces of equipment, with a value of $1.9 million, and 137 acres of land available for instructional purposes. Overall, the Operating Engineers spend $1.5 million per year on their apprentices & journeymen.