A Heavy Equipment Technician is an interprovincial Red Seal trade. As a technician, you will maintain, repair, and overhaul transport vehicles and heavy equipment, both towed and self-propelled. Technicians may specialize in engine, transmission or drive train overhaul, hydraulic controls, electrical/electronic diagnostics, air conditioning repair and fuel injection servicing. The working environment is very diverse and may include employment in
a variety of industries such as: construction, oil field support, forestry, mining, marine, on-highway transportation trucks, public utilities, gas compression, agriculture or any other industry that relies on heavy equipment or diesel engines.
Apprentices may be eligible for financial support.
To enter an apprenticeship, you must have the educational qualifications required for the trade to which you apply. Entrance requirements are monitored by Alberta and Industry Training.
See the Apprentice System of Training to find out about becoming a registered apprentice.
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