Introduction to the operation of the most commonly used heavy construction equipment. Safety, pre-operational inspections, start-up, shut-down, and basic operating techniques will be included in the course. Service points, test connection areas, and proper field test procedures ensure safety while operating. Proper vs. improper lifting and/or towing procedures as they apply to construction equipment. 1 Credit (0 Lecture - 3 Lab) Corequisite(s): DSM284.