Road-paving Industry Needs Workers

Road-paving Industry Needs Workers With S.C. roads in desperate need of repair, the state’s asphalt industry is just as desperate for employees to go out and do the work.    The job market is ripe for those seeking employment in the road-rebuilding field, with more than 350 positions available across the state.    Since the […]


Paver Operator Training Class Schedule Visit Carolina Construction School’s website,, to sign up for Paver Operator Training.  This structured four-and-a-half day course, which utilizes the CAT Paving curriculum, emphasizes the fundamentals of asphalt paving, then moves into more advanced paving techniques. Attendees spend a half-day each day in the classroom, then get a half-day of […]

Comments From a CCS Heavy Equipment Graduate

Alex Ramirez graduated from the CCS Heavy Equipment Operator Program last Fall.  Alex completed his program on a Thursday and began his new job the following Monday.  He secured a job as an excavator operator with Cleland Site Prep, Inc. in Bluffton, SC.  Cleland is a three generation site preparation company which serves the Lowcountry of […]

Governor Henry McMaster and the Associated Industries of South Carolina Foundation Announce “Be Pro Be Proud S.C.” Workforce Initiative

The Associated Industries of S.C. Foundation has partnered with Governor Henry McMaster and other state agencies including the S.C. Technical College System, S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce and the S.C. Department of Commerce to announce a statewide workforce initiative, Be Pro Be Proud SC. The initiative is aimed at educating and inspiring more South […]

Is a Career as a Heavy Equipment Operator for you?

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Have you always had an interest in working in today’s heavy equipment?  Want to know more about how to operate bulldozers, excavators, backhoes, and more? Heavy equipment operators are one of the fastest growing job categories in the United States. Job growth in this category is expected to top 10% once again this year.  In […]