Operating Engineers Accepting Applications from June 10 - June 14

The OE324 Heavy Equipment Operator and Technician Apprenticeship application dates are June 10-14, 2024. Individuals can submit via the online application portal once the application period opens.

About the Trade

OE 324 provides value to workers, businesses and communities throughout Michigan. Members are educated, experienced, work-ready and possess the depth of character needed to master their craft while bringing unsurpassed safety, unity and productivity to every job site. 

OE 324 is responsible for building and maintaining our state’s highways, bridges, pipelines, and more!


  • A $35 non-refundable application fee using a credit card or debit card with a visa or master card logo
  • Must be at least 17 at the time of application
  • Valid Michigan Driver’s License and be a Michigan resident
  • An official high school diploma, official high school transcript or GED must be provided

Acceptable WorkKeys test level scores:

  • Applied Mathematics – Level 3 ‐ must also show a “2 digit scale score”
  • Locating Information NKA Graphic Literacy – Level 4 ‐ must also show a “2 digit scale score”
  • Reading for Information NKA Workplace Documents – Level 4 ‐ must also show a “2 digit scale score”