Basic Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Copy of Birth Certificate

  • Copy of High School Diploma and transcript or GED and GED test scores

  • All Veterans need to provie a copy of their DD-224

  • Proof of Residency for the past six months

  • Valid drivers license, Social Security card

Learn to Operate:


Cranes, Bulldozers, Backhoes, Graders, Scrapers, Trenchers, Loaders, Compactors, Pavers, Asphalt and Concrete Plants, Drillings and Boring Machines, and other Specialized Construction Machinery. 

Subjects Covered Include:

  • Labor History

  • Global Positioning Systems

  • Fuels, lubricants and coolants

  • Rigging and Signaling


  • First Aid/CPR

  • 10 Hour OSHA, 30 Hour OSHA, 40 Hour Hazwoper


Paid On-The-Job Training


All apprentices receive 144 hours of classroom training each year of their apprenticeship. This training is required by all registered apprentices. 

 Operating Engineers Local 101


Apprenticeship Program


"Training in Skill for Security"



The International Union of Operating Engineers offer a comprehensive training program for younger people and adults. We strive to offer the best education so that you can have a secure career in the construction trades. 



Call Operating Engineers Local 101 Apprenticeship Training Site​
22770 Route 273,
Weston, Missouri 64098


Three Year Program

The Operating Engineers Local 101 Apprenticeship Program does not discriminate in the administration of the program, or with the selection of participants. Operating Engineers Local 101 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

CONTACT US: 22770 Route 273 Weston, Missouri 64098 T: 816-640-2336 F: 816-640-3134




22770 Route 273

Weston, Missouri 64098

T: 816-640-2336
F: 816-640-3134