Hi, I am Mike Pattenson, founder of OperatorHQ.com.

OperatorHQ.com is a comprehensive hub of resources for all heavy equipment operators and individuals who want to enter this profession. We have provided steps to take heavy equipment training and crane certifications, we also have directories of schools and community colleges that offer such training.
We put everything in one place. Aside from that website, he also created ForkiftLicenseGuide.com, which is a comprehensive guide for forklift training and certification.

Our mission is to make it easier for individuals to enter the heavy equipment industry and for current operators to improve their skills and knowledge. We believe that everyone should have access to information and resources that will help them succeed in this field.

At OperatorHQ.com, we understand that operating heavy equipment can be challenging and requires a significant investment of time, effort and money. That's why we have gathered all the information and resources you need in one place. Our goal is to help you make informed decisions and achieve your career goals faster and with less hassle.

We are proud of our website and the information we provide. Our team is made up of experienced heavy equipment operators, trainers, and educators who have a passion for this industry. We work hard to keep our information accurate, up-to-date, and easy to understand.

Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned operator, we are here to help. We welcome your feedback and suggestions. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Thank you for visiting OperatorHQ.com. We hope you find the information and resources here helpful and that it contributes to your success in the heavy equipment industry.

My Humble Beginning

mikeI am an experienced forklift trainer and heavy equipment trainer with over 16 years of experience in the industry. I was recognized as a leading authority in the field of forklift and heavy equipment training, and is renowned for his extensive knowledge and expertise in this area.

I began his career in the forklift and heavy equipment industry over two decades ago, working as a forklift operator for several years before transitioning into a training role. Over the years, I've honed my skills and developed a deep understanding of the intricacies of operating heavy equipment, and has become a trusted and respected figure in the industry.

I hold a number of certifications and qualifications that attest to his skills and expertise. I am a certified forklift trainer and holds certifications in a variety of heavy equipment operations, including excavators, bulldozers, and loaders. I am also certified in workplace health and safety, and is highly skilled in developing and delivering training programs that meet the unique needs of different organizations.

Throughout my career, I've worked with a wide range of organizations, including manufacturing companies, construction firms, and logistics providers. I've developed and delivered customized training programs for these organizations, helping them to improve their operational efficiency, reduce costs, and improve safety in the workplace.

I am also a sought-after speaker and presenter, and has delivered keynote addresses and presentations at conferences and seminars. I am passionate about sharing his knowledge and expertise with others, and is committed to helping the next generation of forklift and heavy equipment operators to develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the industry.

In my free time, I enjoy hiking and camping in the great outdoors, as well as spending time with his family. I am also an avid reader, and enjoys keeping up to date with the latest developments and trends in the forklift and heavy equipment industry.

My Home Office

120 Norwalk St., Greensboro, North Carolina, 27407, USA
Phone: (336) 880-0979