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Heavy Duty Mechanic


The Heavy Duty Mechanic trade repairs heavy off-highway equipment used in the logging, mining, construction and other industries. Such equipment may include loaders, bulldozers, graders, shovels, tractors, trucks, forklifts, and other similar types of equipment.

A Heavy Duty Mechanic maintains, manufactures, overhauls, reconditions and repairs equipment powered by internal combustion engines or electricity.

Careers

Industrial Machinery Mechanics and Millwrights
Wage: $47,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 9.0%
Self Employed: 2.5%
Unemployment Rate: 2.9%
Employed Part Time: 1.7%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics
Wage: $47,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 12.3%
Self Employed: 5.0%
Unemployment Rate: 3.0%
Employed Part Time: 2.3%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training