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Industrial Training InternationalApr 14, 2022 2:42:29 PM1 min read

Operating Engineers Local 3 Utilizes ITI’s Innovative Crane Simulation Technology

Operating Engineers Local 3 is the largest construction trades local in the United States with over 37,000 members across California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah. From heavy equipment operators and mechanics, to surveyors, construction inspectors, highway maintenance workers, police officers and other public employees, IUOE 3 represents the men and women who help drive America’s economy. The IUOE 3 training program for construction professionals – featuring ITI’s virtual reality crane simulation – gives employers access to the highest quality of workers, providing their business with a competitive edge while raising the quality of life for Local 3 members.

“If you’re in Northern California, Nevada, Utah or Hawaii, chances are, the blade you see along the side of the freeway or the crane you see on those city high-rises is operated by our members. If it’s big, we run it and represent those who do.” – IUOE 3

With 9 crane models, 500+ scenarios (and more on the way), our community of subscribers benefit from a growing and unmatched breadth and depth of simulation content, without having to pay more for new features. Learn what ITI can do for your training program build and price your very own ITI VR Crane Simulator station today!

About Operating Engineers Local 3

Local 3 members have always been tough. For more than 75 years, Local 3 has overcome economic recessions, political opponents, and anti-union legislation. From 1939, Local 3 changed bad working conditions and practices for thousands (and continues to change it for every new member today). Local 3 has persevered, emerging as a powerhouse among the skilled trades and responsible for some of our country’s most notable landmarks and infrastructure. Local 3’s jurisdiction covers Northern California, Northern Nevada, Hawaii and Utah, and its membership makes up the largest construction trades local in the United States. To learn more visit:

About ITI

Industrial Training International (ITI) is a global leader in the design and delivery of learning solutions for organizations conducting crane, rigging, and load handling activities. Founded in 1986, the company originally specialized in instructor-led training, field services, and consulting. ITI has since grown to also produce live online, and on-demand courses delivered via the ITI Learning Hub and has been recognized with numerous industry association awards for its groundbreaking virtual reality crane simulator solution. For more information about ITI, visit


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