Operating Engineers are the first on a construction job and the last off. Operating Engineers operate the dozers, the motor graders, the backhoes, the cranes helping to form and shape the infrastructure and skylines.
When the construction site involves a commercial or industrial complex, stationary engineers are there long after the construction is finished, operating and maintaining the completed facility.
Apprentice wages range from $21.09-$30.68.
Journey level wages range from $33.00-$38.36.