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Removing the marks of a troubled past

...would have cost $400-$500, but Wright did it for free.In the future, Sawyer says he wants to become a heavy equipment operator. At the probation office recently, he was dapper and in a tie and dress shirt.He says he'd like to start...
Towering over Juneau, crane operator returns home to visit dad

...and through the Washington and Alaska chapters of the International Union of Operating Engineers, a union for heavy equipment operators. He's worked on all sorts of projects across the Pacific Northwest.The tallest crane he's ever operated...
Legislature passes bill to create Mining Day in Alaska

...built towns, roads, ports and railroads.Mining jobs cover a wide spectrum of professions. They include heavy equipment operators, miners, drillers, engineers, geologists, biologists, accountants and chemists, to name a few. The average...
Francis Orin Saviers

...and Hanna & Wynn before eventually working for the Alaska Dept. of Transportation and Public Facilities as a heavy equipment operator. He retired from his state job many years ago and enjoyed gardening with Ruth and taking his airboat to Berners...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...scheduled to go into service Wednesday. Biographical information: Moe, 41, is a native of Ketchikan. A former heavy equipment operator in Yakutat and various Southeast communities, he decided six years ago that camp life and family life weren't...
Photo: Off the road again

Secon Construction heavy equipment operator Brent Belardi drives an Ingersoll-Rand milling machine Monday on Douglas Highway. The machine is preparing Douglas Highway for...
Master carver dies at 83

...Glacier Visitors Center and untold numbers in private collections around Southeast and the world. Wallace was a heavy equipment operator during work on the Trans-Alaska pipeline. He created an 8-by-22-foot wall panel for the Alaska Marine...
Photo: Construction rolling along

Tony Don, left, and Paul Demiero, center, heavy equipment operators for Bicknell, work on fresh asphalt as Jeanni Fabiano, a quality control inspector for R & M Engineering, tests the depth of...
Coeur Alaska can go back to drawing board

...instead of just piping waste into a lake. Dry tailings will require more workers, especially truck drivers and heavy-equipment operators. If it's more expensive, well that's just more money spent in Juneau. Hats off to everyone who stood...
Ten cents on the dollar

...called a "cat skinner," which translates to a heavy equipment operator, or more specifically a caterpillar operator...resurfacing. I'm not sure how my dad became a heavy equipment operator, but I know from hearing stories by those who...


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