STEP - Summer Technician Entrance Program - Is a Nine Week hands-on education and training program taking place during the summer following graduation from high school. STEP participants apply through their Career and Technical Education program. Interviews take place during February and March with final enrollments made in April. The program starts in June and is located at the AIS Lansing Branch. Free Housing is available for program participants. Participants successfully completing STEP will have the opportunity to continue employment with AIS Construction Equipment Corporation and may have an opportunity to receive college tuition reimbursement. Applications for STEP-2019 will be available in January. For more information, email Steve Sutton at


STEP slideshow Through the years: 2015-2018