Heavy Equipment

Because tomorrow needs critical thinkers and problem solvers.

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Caterpillar Equipment Emphasis

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Operator Emphasis

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Technician Emphasis

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Lay the groundwork for a future in heavy equipment.

On the job site, time is money. Heavy equipment must be operated effectively and repaired quickly and accurately. Our Caterpillar equipment program trains students specifically on Caterpillar brand equipment service and repair while our general technician program delivers big-picture skills that apply to various brands. Our third degree option focuses on techniques heavy equipment operators need to operate machines, but also covers estimating and job site management skills.

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Admissions Counselor
Lisa Golfieri

SASC, Rm. 1077
800.367.9222 ext. 7515
llg6@pct.edu

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Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Caterpillar Equipment Emphasis (A.A.S.)

Thanks to our partnership with Caterpillar, you'll learn how to repair and maintain the latest brand-name equipment. 

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Operator Emphasis (A.A.S.)

Dig into everything from equipment and safety protocols to site engineering and layout strategies in this power-packed associate's program.

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Technician Emphasis (A.A.S.)

Training in our extensive 48,000-square foot lab space, you'll hone the technical skills to maintain, service, and repair industry workhorses. 

Bachelor Degree Pathway

Rise to administrative and management positions in your field with an Applied Management (B.S.) Online degree

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News
10.18.2019

Penn College students benefit from Komatsu equipment loans

Three pieces of Komatsu construction machinery are on loan to Pennsylvania College of Technology for use at the institution’s ...

10.14.2019

AED Foundation reaccredits two heavy equipment majors

Two associate-degree majors within the heavy construction equipment technology program at Pennsylvania College of Technology ...

09.05.2019

Highway Equipment, Volvo continue student-centered aid

The corporate generosity that provides Pennsylvania College of Technology students with up-to-date tools befitting a campuswide ...