ERIC Number: ED025664
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Heavy Equipment Operator Survey. Final Report.
Utah Research Coordinating Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, Salt Lake City.
Objectives of this study were to estimate the present and future size of the labor market for heavy equipment operators in Utah, to determine the adequacy of present operators, and to poll the construction industry for the need of state sponsored training programs. Responses were received to a mailed questionnaire from 27 employers of heavy equipment operators. Findings included: (1) These employers utilized 285 full time operators, and had 10 job openings, (2) Projected needs for the coming year totalled 52, (3) 812 seasonal operators were utilized with 233 job openings, (4) 209 job applicants had not been hired due to lack of skill, (5) Nine employers had training programs, and (6) 26 of the employers favored a state-sponsored training program. Also included are the questionnaire, occupational information, and wage information. (EM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Utah Research Coordinating Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, Salt Lake City.