Heavy Construction Contractors Association
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Manassas, VA  20109
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Workforce Resources

Heavy Equipment Operator Training

The Construction industry has a huge need for field workers. In Northern Virginia, the industry could hire nearly 3,000 individuals today. HCCA has partnered with serveral community colleges to offer a Heavy Equipment Operator program taught on simulators. Simulator training allows individuals to gather knowledge on equipment operation without safety risk. Students leave the program with a nationally recognized credential through the National Center for Construction Education and Research . Graduates of the Heavy Equipment Operator Program are guaranteed interviews with HCCA member firms. 

To find a program near you, consider the community colleges below:
Lord Fairfax Workforce Solutions
Germanna Community College Workforce
Piedmont Valley Community College
Southwest Virginia Community College
Virginia Western Community College
J. Sargent Reynolds Community College
John Tyler Community College
Patrick Henry Community College

Career Fairs

LCPS Career & Apprenticeship Fair
April 6, 2022, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Riverside High School
email Theresa Kurzeja to register Theresa.Kurzeja@lcps.org

Sterling District Job Fair
April 23, 2022, 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Sterling Community Center
120 Enterprise St. Sterling, VA 20164
Click Here to Register

Contact Tianni.Ivey@loudoun.gov with questions

Heavy Equipment Operator Interviews
May 23, 2022, 4:00PM
Lord Fairfax CC - Middletown
173 Skirmisher Ln, Middletown, VA 22645
RSVP by emailing ashley@hcca.net

Heavy Equipment Operator Interviews
May 25, 2022, 4:00PM
Lord Fairfax CC - Vint Hill
4151 Weeks Drive, Warrenton, VA
RSVP by emailing ashley@hcca.net

Heavy Equipment Operator Interviews
July 23, 2022, 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Lord Fairfax CC - Location TBD
RSVP by emailing ashley@hcca.net

VDOT Transportation Career Fair
October 6, 2022, 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Prince William County Fairgrounds
Register: virginiadot.org/novacareerfair

Community Partners

Organization - HCCA Contact
Loudoun County Workforce Resource Center - Mike Bozeth
Skill Source - David Hunn
Virginia Values Veterans - Rick Ferry
NOVA Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - Susana Marino
Lord Fairfax Community College Workforce Solutions - Carlene Hurdle
Germanna Community College - Barbara Taylor

Piedmont Valley Community College - Valerie Palamountain
Southwest Virginia Community College - Randall Rose
Virginia Western Community College - Sandy Workman
Wythville Community College - Perry Hughes
Patrick Henry Community College - Alyssa Hawley
Community College Workforce Alliance - Ewa Reedy