What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Heavy Equipment Operator in Burlington:
"Is the grass really greener?"
Realize your limitations. Poor planning by someone else does not constitute an emergency on your part. Never alter your work habits. Safety first, always be aware of your surroundings. Communicate very clearly.
Heavy Equipment Operator in Onaway:
"How much it paid."
Learn something everyday that helps you be a little faster... Grease daily, take care of equipment!
Heavy Equipment Operator in Colorado Springs:
"Go home with all your body parts and co workers."
Always keep your equipment serviced and clean. It is your tool. If you loose your tools, you can't do your job. BE SAFE ALWAYS! When operating equipment it is the coworkers that at most risk for injury. You don't want to do that, DO you?
Heavy Equipment Operator in Harrisonburg:
Get all the certificates and training for every piece of equipment and including welding and maintenance.