1st Year Apprentice, Operating Engineers Local #66
Bill worked as a farmer and a service crew lead at a regional steel mill, but he always had a desire to operate heavy equipment. After talking through the benefits of the Local #66 apprenticeship program with his brother in law, he decided to make the move.
“My brother-in-law is a member of Local 66 and always seemed to love what he was doing,” Bill said. “The more we talked the more I realized that I could really build a career as an operator, not just have a job.”
The wages and benefits are far better than I had, but what’s most important is the training really has further fueled my passion for this profession.”